Evergreen Article About Annuities Vs. Dividend Stocks

I wrote an article outlining the difference between buying fixed income annuities and dividend stocks. The content of the article was “evergreen” in nature and glad that dividend.com editors decided to publish it!


After all, nobody wants to worry about the basic costs of living and healthcare during their retirement. Most people in retirement try to build a diversified portfolio to create a guaranteed monthly income and they often end up choosing two vehicles to reach their goals. The first one is buying immediate fixed-income annuities that add a predictable source of income while at the same time protecting you against market volatility, and the second one is buying dividend stocks.