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Why Is There So Much Annuity “Bait And Switch” Marketing Going On?

Stan The Annuity Man

Question: I’ve been shopping for annuities online, and it seems that most sites are using worn out “bait and switch” type sales tactics.  It’s very frustrating, and I’m wondering why is this allowed by the regulators?  Tim from Colorado. Answer: Tim, I’m as frustrated as you with these sites and ads.  These types of marketing and sales practices continue to feed into the negative stigma that the annuity industry has unfortunately earned.  I’m sure from the public’s view it looks like a free for all...

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