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.
State Crackdown on Annuities Sharpens Suitability Issues for Advisors
As states crack down on suitability review issues, an advisor’s ability to determine which annuity product is advisable has never been more important.
Q3 annuity sales remain ahead of 2015 despite declines
Year-to-date fixed annuity sales remain ahead of 2015 while variable annuity net assets increased for the fourth consecutive quarter.
Court denies NAFA in DOL fiduciary rule case
Judge Moss reasoned that NAFA was given adequate notice that the Department was considering regulating FIAs under the BIC exemption.
Annuity sales trending slightly up year over year: IRI
Annuity sales surpassed $55.9 billion during the second quarter, on par with the first quarter, led by robust sales of fixed indexed products.
Milevsky: Big flaw in DOL fiduciary rule; annuities take early hit
Moshe Milevsky, an annuity expert, anticipates a negative short-term impact before homeostasis returns to the annuity space.
Indexed annuities sales fall short of record: Wink
Total annuity sales were down 3 percent for the second quarter, while indexed annuities were just shy of a quarterly record at $15.5 billion, according to Wink Inc. data.
Top 10 annuity providers: Q2 2016
During a quarter when fixed indexed products soared and variable annuity products struggled, most companies held steady on this ranking of the top 10 individual annuity providers.
Allianz Life exec: Index variable annuities address market volatility fears
Eric Thomes talks about how IVAs can help cautious clients, myths about the annuities industry and challenges facing pre-retirees today.
Q3's record-breaking annuity sales, in 5 charts
Good news for agents: After suffering declines in the first half of 2015, annuity sales leaped to impressive heights in the third quarter.