UBS Gets Behind Buckets
Even the most exemplary investment in theory, with high expected returns, doesn’t cut it if your goal is to pay a bill due next month.
Annuity Sales Rose 3% in 2014
According to LIMRA's Fourth Quarter 2014 U.S. Annuity Sales Survey, the news looks good for the industry.
QLACs Change the Game in Social Security Timing
Insurance carriers have begun to offer qualified longevity annuity contracts, which can reshape a client’s entire retirement income planning strategy.
5 Fixed Annuity Questions You Should Be Asking
These questions get to the heart of what an annuity can do for your client.
Deferred Income Annuities’ Flex Pay Appeals to Younger Investors
DIAs can provide protection against longevity risk through guaranteed income products that have previously been unattractive to the younger client.
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.