We’re Living Longer — Get Ready to Pay for It
ERISA attorney Marcia Wagner says increased life expectancy raises financial risks for retiring clients and requires careful planning.
Broker Movement May Well Have a Banner Year in 2015
Recruiting packages likely won't get any better, and watch for the continuing rise of the "Super Independents."
5 Hot Retirement Planning Topics for 2015
QLACs and split 401(k) rollovers are just two of the top retirement planning trends that your clients need to be aware of.
Boomer Demand for Annuities to Stay High Despite Low Rates
Boomers are good for annuities.
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.