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Are Annuity Commissions Too High?

Are Annuity Commissions Too High?

Written By: The Annuity Guys Most of the mainstream media decries annuities as bad investment choices sold by unscrupulous agents solely to earn high commission. CNN/Money even states “annuities frequently charge other high fees as well, usually including an initial commission of up to 10% of your premium or investment”. The key word in this statement is “up to” – the majority of fixed annuities today are in the five to seven percent range assuming the agent elects to take the commission up front. It is important to keep...

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