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 IRI CEO Weatherford.
5 Key Economic Trends for 2015: SIFMA
Rise in GDP, a lower jobless rate and oil prices that remain low in the forecast.
Fixed Annuity Sales Dip in Q3: IRI
Fixed annuity sales cooled in Q3 from a five-year high while variable annuity total sales remained stable, according to IRI's Q3 2014 Annuity Sales Report.
10 Big Economic Predictions for 2015: BofA Merrill Lynch
BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research released its annual year-ahead outlook, seeing strong fundamentals and robust growth in the U.S.
Tony Robbins Slams Critics, Says He’s Not a Financial Advisor
Supercoach Tony Robbins, who invites seminar attendees to walk over hot coals, is now raking RIAs over the coals for taking “pot shots” at him.
Court Blocks Restrictive State Medicaid Annuity Practices
An Ohio federal court ruling suggests the way may be clearing for clients who wish to use Medicaid-compliant annuities in their long-term care planning.
Total Annuity Sales Fall 2% in Q3
According to a new report from LIMRA, lower interest rates are impacting fixed annuity sales.
AIG Jumps In With Longevity Annuity for IRAs
AIG is the first mover after an IRS rule change that allows QLACs in retirement plans. Other firms are expected to follow soon.
10 Scariest States Ranked by Pension Promises
If the nation had an actuary-in-chief examining state pension systems, he'd have to declare the state of the states “bleak.”