Choosing the right fixed index annuity ("FIA") with the right income rider for your situation requires that you first choose the right individual who specializes in this unique retirement income planning strategy. The conclusion of the post, Retirement Income Planner Key to Success When Investing in Fixed Index Annuities, was that the person you choose should be a professional retirement income planner.
What is a retirement income planner? Before answering this question, let's start by stating what a retirement income planner isn't. Although it's possible that the same individual may perform both services, a retirement income planner isn't the same thing as a retirement planner.