The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, provides information on the various types of annuities and features including fixed deferred annuities and fixed index annuities. Please review by your state or residence.
Buyer's guide for fixed index annuities:
(only in: AR, CA, CT, IN, KS, LA, MD, MI, MT, ND, NE, NM, PA, WA)
Buyer's guide for fixed deferred annuity:
(only in: AR, CA, CT, IN, KS, LA, MD, MI, MT, ND, NE, NM, PA, VT, WA)
Buyer's guide for deferred annuities - combined 2013:
(only in: AL, AK, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, WY)