The Hartford Exiting Life, Annuity Business, Exploring Sale of BD Woodbury
The Hartford says it plans to concentrate on its mutual fund and property and casualty operations.
Financial Advisors Trusted Source for Help Understanding Retirement Issues: LIMRA Survey
More than a third of Americans say they trust financial advisors most when it comes to understanding retirement issues, LIMRA reported on Friday.
Retiree Confidence Returning to Pre-Crisis Level
Retirees are returning to their 2008 attitudes about finances, even if they’re not quite there yet. Retirees feel more financially secure now than they did in 2009, the last time the survey was conducted.
Variable Annuity Activity Rises in Q2
A pair of reports released this week from LIMRA and the Insured Retirement Institute found that variable annuities remain a popular investment in 2011.
Variable Annuity Sales Up in Q4 2010: LIMRA
LIMRA announced Wednesday that variable annuity sales for the fourth quarter improved 17% over the same period one year ago to reach $38.5 billion.
Whole, Universal Life Sales Continue to Grow in Q3
Once again, sales in whole life and universal life drove success in life insurance sales,according to LIMRA's U.S. Individual Life Insurance Sales survey.
Life Sales Up, but Ownership Overall Down
According to the recent "U.S. Individual Life Insurance Sales Survey" by LIMRA, sales of individual life insurance improved for the second consecutive quarter of 2010,...
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.
Economies of Scale
As an example of ways in which the new organization of LL Global can help the financial services industry, Howard Drescher of LIMRA points to...