Clients Like Guaranteed Lifetime Income but Not Annuities: Report
When it comes to annuities, advisors have some explaining to do, IRI and Jackson found.
Brighthouse Leaps Into the Annuity Future
CEO Eric Steigerwalt tells ThinkAdvisor which annuities are the most popular and what's in store for the new MetLife spinoff.
The Four People Advisors Need on Their Team Before Trouble Starts
Whether you’re running a three-person shop or Fidelity Investments, you have to make hard decisions that are often unpopular with some, or even all, of your employees.
Conative Screening: Using the Kolbe Index to Understand New Hires
There are three parts of the mind that should be measured when screening potential new hires: affective, cognitive and conative.
Security Benefit Adds 9 Funds to Variable Annuities: Portfolio Products
Also, Turner Investments acquires Elkhorn Capital Group and plans new products.
Fiduciary Rule Is Squashing Annuity Surrender Charges
The new fiduciary rule has had a big impact on the market for financial products — and some buyers of annuity products may benefit.
11 Sales Pitches That Kill Sales
Here are some common approaches that could turn "maybe" into "get lost."
Thrivent Fights DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Anti-Arb Clause
The DOL's statement that it won't enforce the anti-arbitration rules under BICE doesn't address Thrivent's concerns, the insurer's lawyer says.
Most MEPs Are in Healthy ‘Green Zone’: Survey
Investment returns have been driving healthy funded ratios since the financial crisis, Segal Consulting reports.
Bill With Fiduciary Rule Ban, ACA Defunding Nears House Floor
One provision in H.R. 3354 would ban use of plan fees to keep the public exchange system going.