If you can live on your Social Security and pensions alone, and have no need for any income from your investments—ever—then you are fortunate. Most people in retirement today, however, DO need to derive income from their investments at some point. But even if you don’t actually WANT any income from your 401k money, the IRS has other ideas. Once you reach age 72, you are required to begin taking distributions from your investments, like it or not. With bonds paying so little and many people retiring without pensions anymore, what if Social Security goes bust? Now you know why so many smart retiring professionals are choosing NEXT GENERATION annuities to retire on! Steve will review the fundamentals and the finer points for you on today’s show. Don’t miss it–MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!