Learning about annuities can be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be. Think of an annuity as an investment insurance policy.Annuities are to protect your assets so you don't fall short when a market correction or down market happens. Annuities offer safety to make sure your money lasts in retirement. Some things you can do to help in your retirement planning, assess your comfort level, planning for the cost of living increases, and that your retirement income keeps pace with inflation. To understand which annuity fits your retirement financial goals, contact an advisor today for more information.