Multi-Factor Design

A Close Look At Ibbotson’s Research On FIAs

The market for fixed-indexed annuities (FIAs) – previously known as equity-indexed annuities – is growing rapidly, with sales of more than $60 billion annually. We did a careful analysis of two products that are available on the market. Our conclusion is that these products are not a bad choice for an investor who is extremely sensitive to loss of capital. But a simpler, do-it-yourself alternative is better.

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