Baa1

Definition:

The eighth highest rating in Moody's Long-term Corporate Obligation Rating. Obligations rated Baa1 are subject to moderate credit risk. They are considered medium grade and as such may possess certain speculative characteristics. Rating one notch higher is A3. Rating one notch lower is Baa2

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Ba2 Ba3 Baa1 Baa2 Baa3

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Deferred annuities

Tax-advantaged life insurance products. Deferred annuities offer deferral of taxes with the option of withdrawing one's funds in the form of a life annuity.

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