The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth Want to be Smarter With Your Money? Join our mailing list and get news and info to support your financial goals. First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular? Share | Related Content Don't Buy The Hype There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them. What's New for Social Security? There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement. An Inside Look at Retirement Living A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.