After the last 12 months, security is on everyone’s mind as we roll into 2010. Dow Jones Newswires recently talked to six financial advisors to get their take on 2010, and it seems annuities will be a big player in financial plans next year.
William T. Baldwin, president and co-founder of Pillar Financial Advisors in Waltham, Mass., told the news agency, “Annuities have been shown to help reduce the risk of bad outcomes. They don’t leave you with much upside, but that isn’t what people are particularly concerned about. They’re concerned more about the downside. And so there is some room for annuities in a portfolio.”