Are you considering a REIT or becoming a landlord? Make sure you are very picky. This is the top of the market. The Wall Street Journal reports that some Class A commercial office buildings are sliding into foreclosure in markets hit by low oil prices and tight lending. Houston is getting hit particularly hard and the Behringer Harvard REIT is taking it on the chin. This is a growing risk for a number REITs and REIT investors--we review what's happening. Then Steve reviews a 27-year study in asset allocation performed by Mass Mutual, comparing bonds with annuities over the time period. The results may surprise you!