An annuity is a contract between an individual and another party, typically an insurance company, in which the individual pays the second party a lump sum in return for a series of regular payments, explains Investopedia... More »

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An annuity table is a method for calculating the present value of an annuity, according to Investopedia. The table includes potential interest rates, the number of recurring payments and a series of present value factors... More »

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An unclaimed annuity is an investment that pays out recurring income each year, that is left unclaimed by the policyholder. State laws require insurance companies to surrender abandoned property, but the owner and her be... More »

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An annuity pays out periodic amounts to an individual until the contract ends, while a lump sum refers to a one-time payout to a person as the contract stipulates, notes David Ingram for The Nest. Investors assess econom... More »

An appropriate rate of return on an investment is dependent on an individual's risk tolerance, with investments with more variable performance generally expected to provide higher rates of return, according to Investoped... More »

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An annuity table is a method for calculating the present value of an annuity, according to Investopedia. The table includes potential interest rates, the number of recurring payments and a series of present value factors... More »

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A lifetime annuity rate pertains to the annual rate of return that a lifetime annuity provides for the remainder of an investor's life. A lifetime annuity is also referred to as immediate annuity, notes Investopedia. More »

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