Obama Budget’s Retirement Savings Cap Targets Wealthy
The retirement savings cap is a relatively small gambit in the budget’s larger effort to raise revenues but is seen as an attack.
Senators Introduce Retirement Security Act Focused on Small Business
“This Congress could make real strides in expanding opportunities for small businesses to provide retirement programs,” says ASPPA's Miller.
Senate Passes TRIA; National Insurance Licensing Hub Closer to Reality
“One-stop insurance licensing across state lines will soon be a reality,” says IRI's Weatherford.
Fixed Indexed Annuities to Hold ‘Bright Spot’ in 2015
Fixed indexed annuities and immediate and deferred income annuities are showing “strong growth,” says the IRI's Cathy Weatherford.
Fixed Annuity Sales Dip in Q3: IRI
Fixed annuity sales cooled in Q3 from a five-year high while variable annuity total sales remained stable, according to IRI's Q3 2014 Annuity Sales Report.
Healthier Retirees Will Spend More on Health Care: IRI
Experts suggest that advisors need to start considering health care costs in their clients' financial portfolios due to increasing life expectancies.
IRI Elects LPL’s Moore Board Chairman
New IRI Board members include Larry Roth of Cetera, Erica McGinnis of AIG Advisor Group and George Riedel of USIS.
Will Fuller, Kerry Geurkink Awarded IRI's First Leadership Awards
The award presented by the Insured Retirement Institute recognizes contributions to both IRI and the annuity industry.
Annuity Sales Hit 3-Year High: IRI
Citing Beacon Research and Morningstar, IRI said both fixed and variable annuities had the highest sales in three years.
Top 5 Retirement Expectations of Boomers
Baby boomers are retiring in droves. In five charts, here are their expectations for the future, according to IRI.