Sears Gets Breathing Room in Deals With MetLife, Cascade
A pension risk transfer could help the company hold down benefits-related earnings volatility.
4 Ways to Overcome Media-Driven Annuity Misconceptions
Annuities are designed to reduce risk. How do you help clients understand that?
DOL Won’t Delay June 9 Fiduciary Rule Compliance Date: Acosta
DOL has "found no principled legal basis to change the June 9 date while we seek public input," Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta said.
How to Boost Use of Retirement Plan Auto-Escalation
Make sure participants know what sticking with today's contribution rate really means.
Transamerica Parent Makes US Deal
Wilton Re has agreed to take closed blocks of life business and structured settlement annuities.
How That Annuity Works: Security Benefit RateTrack
Doug Wolff talks a little about the machinery that moves the contract's rates.
3 Reasons Financial Wellness Might Sting
Efforts to encourage workers to budget better and save more can involve painful issues.
U.K. Tories Divided Over Plans to Make Elderly Pay More for Care
The Conservative Party may cancel a promise to cap individuals' spending on long-term care at 72,000 pounds.
NAFA Presses DOL to Use Procedures Law to Delay Fiduciary Rule
An Administrative Procedure Act provision allowing delay of a rule during a court challenge seems to be the administration's best hope, the annuity group says.
Former Life Group Head Could Be Next FBI Director
At the American Council of Life Insurers, Frank Keating helped shape Dodd-Frank, and annuity marketing rules.