The people who sell annuities may feel as if they are facing a barrage of negative media reports.
The people who might buy annuities think that a majority of the commentary they are seeing about annuities is positive.
Analysts at Greenwald & Associates and CANNEX Financial Exchanges Ltd. have reported that finding in a summary of results from an online survey of 1,003 people ages 55 to 75. All of the survey participants said they had at least $100,000 in household assets.
About 46% of the survey participants could remember hearing positive comments about annuities; only 20% could remember hearing comments about annuities from a negative source.