Still Trying to Get the Word Out
We talked with The Hartford a bit ago about its Hartford Lifetime Income (HLI) fixed annuity, which is available only through 401(k) plans.
P/C Currency Complications
The year just passed was a challenge all the way around—tough markets, political unrest, economic woes, natural disasters.
Sticker Shock: Insurance Rates Expected to Rise
Advisors already know that 2011 has been a tough year for insurers.
Can You Trust Your Insurance Company?
Whenever annuity expert Moshe Milevsky headlines client appreciation events these days, one overarching concern inevitably bubbles up: the solvency of life insurance companies. "It's credit risk,...
Insurance Update: Down, Down, Down
Run a Google search these days for "insurance company ratings downgrade" and you'll come up with page after page of companies losing ground, from Aegon...
The insurance industry glass is half-empty
A.M Best agrees with the consensus view the deepest U.S. recession in decades is showing some signs of improvement. "Credit spreads have narrowed considerably for most...
2009 Product & Trend Guide - Life Insurance
Trends LIMRA survey - Client pessimism, but no panic Despite increased pessimism about the economy, most consumers are sitting tight when it comes to their investments, savings,...
THE GLUCK REPORT, Part II: Top Trends In Insurance
For years, my best sources have referred me to Lee Slavutin whenever I ask about a complex estate planning strategy. In addition to integrity and...