Boomers Finally Push Annuities Into Spotlight
Baby boomers, freaked out by the stock market and feeling a strong need for security, are propelling the market, says a Guardian executive.
New Hire Roundup: Carol Yochem Joins TD Wealth
This week in new hires, Carol Yochem joined TD Wealth, and Karen McNeill was appointed head of family history for U.S. Bank’s Ascent Private Capital Management.
Richard Ketchum: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
FINRA CEO Ketchum says that the regulator continues to believe current levels of advisor oversight and exams are "unacceptable and a risk to investors."
Guaranteed Income Will Lead Annuity Industry in 2013
One of the defining trends for the annuity market in 2012 will continue in 2013: guaranteed income.
Guaranteed Income: A Missed Opportunity for Your Clients?
The appeal and practicality of guaranteed income investments is rising.
Efficient Investing Results in 29% More Income: Morningstar
Referring to this extra income as “gamma,” Morningstar noted that this increase is equivalent to 1.82% bump in annual returns.
The Hartford Sells VA Business to Forethought
The Hartford has sold its variable annuity marketing business as part of its effort to reduce its role in the life insurance business.