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Variable Annuities from The Principal

Find out how variable annuities can be an important part of your retirement income strategy.

Annuities are a popular, tax-deferred investment vehicle for those in or near retirement (typically ages 50 to 85) who are looking for:

  • A way to save and accumulate money for future needs
  • Flexible income benefit options - helping hedge the risk of living too long and outliving your income
  • Protection against living too long and outliving assets
  • Tax-deferred growth opportunities
  • Guaranteed death benefits

Guarantees based on the claims paying ability of Principal Life Insurance Company.

How an annuity works

Whether you're starting to invest for retirement, or rolling old retirement accounts into a rollover IRA, you decide up-front how long you'll be investing. When it's time to start receiving payments, you select how and when you receive them.

A variety of products to meet different needs

Principal Life Insurance Company, a member company of the Principal Financial Group® has a complete portfolio of annuity products to meet a variety of needs.

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Compare annuities

Compare the different types of annuities while considering your financial situation, retirement goals and income needs.

Talk to a representative

Learn how a representative from The Principal can help you determine what kind of annuity may meet your needs.

Insurance products from the Principal Financial Group® are issued by Principal National Life Insurance Co (except in New York) and Principal Life Insurance Co. Securities offered through Princor Financial Services Corporation 800-247-1737, member SIPC, and other independent broker dealers. Securities sold by a Princor Registered Representative are offered through Princor®. Principal National, Principal Life and Princor® are members of the Principal Financial Group®,Des Moines, IA 50392.


Investment and insurance products are: not a deposit · not FDIC Insured ·
not insured by any federal government agency · not a bank guarantee · and may lose value.

Have a question? Call us at 1.800.986.3343

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