Annuity Comparison This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year. You are viewing this website at a small screen resolution which doesn't support calculators. Click here to view this calculator. Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content The Financial Literacy Crisis Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge. Should You Consider an Annuity for Retirement? Annuities are a popular and well-established method of providing a secure retirement income. Here are our answers to a few of the most common questions asked by people who are considering this option. Why Medicare Should Be Part of Your Retirement Strategy How Medicare can address health care needs in your retirement strategy.