Congratulations, you’ve just retired.

You worked hard to save your money.

But now you’re worried that a drop in the stock market might wipe out your savings.

An insurance salesperson says, “I can give you a guaranteed, fixed monthly payout.

Nothing the stock market does will affect your future income.”

Should you take the offer? After all, it sounds great.

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But here’s why you shouldn’t.

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