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An annuity is a financial product that provides individuals with regular payments over time. Discover expert advice, tools, and more about annuities.

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Annuity calculator

Use Bankrate's annuity calculator to calculate the number of years your investment will generate payments at your specified return.

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Annuity vs. IRA: What’s the difference?

Annuities and IRAs can both help you achieve your retirement goals.  Learn what makes these two retirement-staples similar and different.


What is a deferred annuity?

In a deferred annuity, savers contribute money either in one lump sum or over time, and then defer their income stream until later.

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