Posts Tagged ‘annuities’

Part V - Discounted Cash Flows, using an annuity to learn the math

Part V – Discounted Cash Flows, using an annuity to learn the math

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Investing, Personal Finance, Wall Street

Please see my earlier posts Part I – Why don’t they teach this in school? Part II – Compound Interest and Wealth Part III – Compound Interest and Consumer Debt Part IV – Discounted cash flows – an example using a pension buyout Preamble In the last post I used the example of a pension [&hellip

Ask an Ex-Banker: Annuities!

Ask an Ex-Banker: Annuities!

By The Banker | Blog Posts

Q: I am thinking about buying an annuity.  I want to generate dependable income,  BUT,  how do I make sense out of whether or not an annuity is a good investment in addition to providing a degree of comfort.  The tradeoff seems a big gamble,  i.e. how long I will live.  –Captain Bill H., Friendship, [&hellip