An annuity is a contract between you (the purchaser or owner) and the issuer (usually an insurance company). In its simplest form, you pay money to the annuity issuer, the issuer invests the money for you, and then the issuer pays out the principal and earnings back to you or to a named beneficiary. One of the attractive aspects to an annuity is that the earnings on an annuity (i.e., the interest earned on your money by the issuer) are tax deferred until you begin to receive payments back from the annuity issuer. Another unique feature to an annuity is that you cannot outlive the payments from the annuity issuer to you (assuming you elect to receive payments over your entire lifetime). If you elect to receive payments over your entire lifetime, the annuity issuer must make the payments to you no matter how long you live.
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