Why Insurance Industry Is Crucial for Americans: Dennis Glass
Speaking at IRI conference, Lincoln Financial Distributors’ CEO says the retirement readiness gap provides a big opportunity for the industry.
Will Fuller, Kerry Geurkink Awarded IRI's First Leadership Awards
The award presented by the Insured Retirement Institute recognizes contributions to both IRI and the annuity industry.
Jeff Brown: Retirement Researcher, Model & Mentor
Economist Jeffrey Brown has brought curiosity and imagination to difficult questions about annuities and retirement.
SEC Busts 4 Insurance Agents in Scam Against Seniors
SEC charges four insurance agents for unlawfully selling securities in what turned out to be a multimillion-dollar fraud targeting retirees.
Retirement Income Experts Convene at IRI Conference
Political analyst Stuart Rothenberg will discuss the current political landscape of the retirement industry.
Top 10 Annuity Sales Leaders: Q2 2014
MetLife had a rough first quarter in annuities but has made impressive gains, along with Allianz Group, whose quarterly sales growth was a whopping 101%.
Safeguarding Retirement With 401(k) Plan In-Service Withdrawals
Little-known IRS rules that provide for in-service 401(k) withdrawals allow use of funds already earmarked for retirement to implement an annuity strategy while still working.
Wells Fargo Adds 11 California Reps With $1B in AUM
The wirehouse taps a new communications chief, as independent firms hire recruiters, portfolio managers.
Annuity Sales Hit 3-Year High: IRI
Citing Beacon Research and Morningstar, IRI said both fixed and variable annuities had the highest sales in three years.
New Hybrid Indexed Annuities Balance Market Volatility
Insurance carriers have developed a hybrid fixed indexed annuity with a built-in hedge that allows greater potential for participation in market gains.