Top Portfolio Products: Franklin Templeton to Buy Stake in K2
Plus, Goldman risk-management fund targets RIAs and more product news.
New Hire Roundup: Reinhart Joins Wealthcare Capital, Bowden Goes to SEC
This week in new hires, Len Reinhart joined Wealthcare Capital’s board, Andrew J. Bowden was appointed the SEC’s new associate director of advisor exams, and the Senate confirmed Luis Aguilar and Daniel Gallagher as SEC commissioners.
New Hire Roundup: Wyderko Named President, CEO of Mutual Fund Directors Forum
This week in new hires, Susan Ferris Wyderko was named president and CEO of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum and Lisa Resnick became senior VP of retail distribution at Genworth Financial.
Top Portfolio Products: American Century Rolls Out Real-Estate Fund, Allianz Launches New Fixed Index Annuity
Real-estate returns were up slightly in July, experts note, while the S&P was down.
Allianz Life Restructures Broker-Dealer Team
Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America said Monday that the company is adapting its Broker/Dealer Distribution team to align with the changing dynamics of the industry.
IRI CE Annuity Platform Attracts Major Carriers
‘Painless’ solution for completing NAIC annuity suitability requirements popular with companies.
Retirement News and Products
As Congress gears up to start its fall session, Putnam Investments is wasting little time in pressing lawmakers to pass auto-IRA legislation. Two bills that...
Allianz Hires 11 Annuity Wholesalers
Sales efforts will focus on financial advisors at large broker-dealers, banks and wirehouses
Outliving Savings Is Fate Worse Than Death
What's more frightening than death? According to almost two thirds of boomers, it's outliving their savings. A recent survey by Allianz Life Insurance Company of...
Retirement's 'New Normal'
A recent paper from Allianz outlines how dramatic changes to the economic landscape are changing behavior, and gives an overview of the role fixed annuities could have in financial planning.