The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular? Share | Related Content Raise Your Retirement Income Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity. Volunteering in Retirement For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need. Investment Strategies for Retirement Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.