Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America offers fixed index annuities, variable annuities and index variable annuities, according to the website. Customers are encouraged to speak to a financial professional to determine the best type to fit their needs.Continue Reading
Variable annuities are subject to the positive and negative changes within the stock market, which may lead to greater returns, but it could also lead to lost principal, states the Allianz website.
Fixed index annuities do not participate in the stock market, but they provide interest based on positive external index changes, notes Allianz.
Index variable annuities offer some protection against loss while benefiting from market gains, states the website.
Contact a financial professional with questions and to learn more about each type of annuity.Learn more about Investing