Indexed, Income Annuity Sales Beat Quarterly, YTD Records
Beacon Research announced Monday that annuities in several categories broke sales records in the third quarter.
New Hire Roundup: CFPB Names Antonakes Deputy Director
Justin Frys became a branch manager for Zeigler in Minnesota, and Chad Parks joined Beacon Research as sales director.
Rising Rates Boost Q2 Annuity Sales
Morningstar and Beacon Research report increases in both fixed and variable annuity sales.
Deferred Income Annuity Sales Reach Record
It's the fifth consecutive quarter in which they increased, climbing nearly 150% from a year ago.
Variable Annuity Sales Slide as Income Annuities Reach Record
Overall VA sales trended downward compared with 2011, but were relatively even with 2010 levels.
Fixed Annuities Near Record Sales
Indexed annuity sales increased 8.3% from the first quarter to the second, Beacon Research reported.
Fixed Annuity Sales Rise 23% for Q1
Fixed annuity sales climbed almost 23% from a year ago, and an income annuity was the quarter’s bestselling product for the first time.
Annuity Sales Down in Q1, but VA Assets at All-Time High: IRI
First-quarter annuity sales fell more than 2.5% to $53.1 billion, IRI announced on Thursday.
Record Sales for Income Annuities in Q4 2011: Beacon
Setting a record, income annuity sales grew almost 18% in fourth-quarter 2011 and nearly 7% for the entire year, according to a Beacon Research annuity study.
Living Benefits on Indexed Annuities: Insurance for Insurance
Despite the continued low interest rate environment, indexed annuity sales continue at near record levels.