September 2018

"Hey Little Lady. . . Wanna Buy an Annuity?"

by Craig Pulliam, CFP®, AIF® and Michael Comstock, CFP®AIF®


For years, shady, unsavory sales practices associated with annuity products have been under the scrutiny of agencies such as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). While relatively few agents selling these products are dishonest, FINRA still has seen fit to put "Investor Alerts" about annuities on its website. Let’s have a look at why this is.

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