Annuity rates should be made public

Publishing Annuity rates would allow those nearing retirement to secure the best deal. Medical details should be mentioned by retirees to make sure they qualify for an enhanced or impaired life annuity. Insurers should publish their retirement product Annuity rates to give customers a fuller picture of the options open to them before they reach pension age, Aviva has urged. The insurance firm said that its competitors are preventing customers from being able to shop around for an Annuity by failing to publish their facts and figures.