Longevity Annuities: Their Time Has Come
New rules open a landscape of possibilities for retirees to draw income in their 80s and beyond, Michael Finke writes.
Overcoming Sequence of Return Risk in Retirement Income
This often overlooked risk can often be diminished by adding annuities into the retirement income planning strategy.
5 Fixed Annuity Questions You Need to Stop Asking
Stop asking these questions and you're already halfway to becoming an annuity expert.
Insurance for the Most Dangerous Decade of Retirement
Market movements during the first decade of retirement can have an outsize effect on income. Here's how Aria Retirement Solutions helps manage that risk.
Time to Reform FINRA: Mercatus Paper
A paper from the Mercatus Center's Hester Peirce argues that FINRA exhibits “a troubling independence from government, industry and the public.”
Under the Hood: What You Need to Know About Annuities With GMIB Riders
Annuities with guaranteed income benefit riders are popular and appear valuable, but let’s run the numbers.
Raymond James Adds 8 Advisors; Margaret Towle Joins Merrill
RJ adds advisors from largest credit union in Oregon, while Wells Fargo adds reps in Connecticut and Texas. Towle, formerly of HighTower, joins Merrill.
4 Experts Make 11 Predictions on Stocks, Economy for 2015
Wary optimism, not great expectations, pinpoints the outlook for stocks in 2015, top equity strategists say.
Fixed Indexed Annuities to Hold ‘Bright Spot’ in 2015
Fixed indexed annuities and immediate and deferred income annuities are showing “strong growth,” says the IRI's Cathy Weatherford.
5 Key Economic Trends for 2015: SIFMA
Rise in GDP, a lower jobless rate and oil prices that remain low in the forecast.