Texas judge denies emergency request to block DOL fiduciary rule
Plaintiffs failed to satisfy four factors required to obtain an injunction pending appeal.
Making the nest egg last: best products for senior clients
From innovative fixed indexed and fee-based annuities to hybrid combo solutions, today’s retirees have a growing list of products to choose from.
Rare good news from the DOL (yes, about retirement investing)
Retirement plan participants can now have guaranteed lifetime income for a portion of their nest egg, while also securing long-term appreciation and capital preservation.
Rethink your first client meeting and go digital
Transitioning to a remote meeting tool to get in front of more prospects may come with growing pains, but the data in favor of digital meetings is compelling.
Calpers slashes pensions for retirees of defunct agency
Across the country, states and local governments have about $2 trillion less than what they need to cover retirement benefits.
Dishonesty is for losers
BETTER PROSPECTING: If everyone involved is better off, why not use a little fib now and then?
13 'no sale' signals to look for with your clients
Salespeople are always looking for buying signals and often miss the warning signs when all is not well.
Eye on the MetLife spinoff: Will it live up to billing?
Hundreds of millions of dollars in sales of individual life insurance and annuity products are riding on the outcome of Brighthouse's soon-to-be-completed spinoff from MetLife.
3 reasons annuities should help fund baby boomer retirement
Annuity investments are not only tax-efficient but also ensure that investors receive a steady source of income as long as they live.
White House wooing of GOP holdouts on health plan may backfire
AHCA backers find they have problems on their left flank as well as their right.