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Fees are higher in a Variable annuity than they are in say a fixed Index Annuity.
They are both good invesment instruments when used for the right purposes. Both are insurance policy contracts with distinctive features and differences.
With all the different places to use online for annuities and investing, many companies offer 'perks' for choosing them to bank with. Investing into a variable annuities could… result in a big profit but no loss, so it would be worth it.
A variable annuity is a contract between you and your insurere that they give you money at periodic times either starting when you sign up or when you choose. It also opens up… iinvestment options like bonds and stocks. Also, they have a "death benefit" where if you die before you start getting payments your beneficiary gets those payments.
ING pay a high interest rate to those interested in their investment vehicles, as high as 9% interest rates for a single premium fixed annuity rate. They also offer flexible p…remiums at different interest rates.
Yes there are many third party brokers who are willing to provide ING variable annuities. Third party brokers are the most common at providing ING variable annuities.
ING variable annuities are annuities offered by the company ING which have variable rates of return. This is in contrast to fixed annuities which offer some sort of guaranteed… rate of return over the life of the contract.
The interest rate on an ING variable annuity account as obtained via their official company website is anywhere from the 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent range.
You have a wide variety to choose from annually. That of course is the greatest benefit of all. Check with your local bank as to whether they provide them.
The ING Direct website actually has a function where you can chat with a live ING representative, one on one. They're very professional and would love to help with any questio…ns you might have. You can also call their toll free number : 1-800-464-3473
ING variable annuities are long-term investments typically used for planning for retirement. The insurance company pays the insured but the value of the fund fluctuates with t…he market and isn't guaranteed.
You may have to contact the company directly to see if there are advisors in your area. They can then speak with you to direct you how to use your annuity.
A Vanguard variable annuity does seem be a good investment in the current market. As with any investment, there are no guarantees of profitable returns.
No. These are two different animals. There are variable life insurance policies as well as variable annuities. These are often tied to the results of certain type of mutual fu…nds or stock indexes but they are separate contracts.
What tools are available online to help a consumer compare the annuities offered by fixed or variable investment products?
There are some companies that offer online services which allow you to compare the annuities offered by investment products. Some of the most common ones are Ameriprise and Ba…rron.