Public Sector Overwhelmingly Favors Pension-Style Retirement: NIRS
A study found DB plans are strongly preferred over DC plans in the public sector, and investment returns are higher in DB plans than in 401(k)s.
Big Companies' Pension-Funded Status Up $25 Billion in June: Milliman
Rising interest rates offset $10 billion investment loss from corporate pension plans.
U.S. Corporate Pensions End 2010 With 'Optimistic Close:' Milliman
While funded status for corporate pensions was down at year-end 2010, the Milliman 100 Pension Funding Index was optimistic about pensions' future.
Annuitize Your Long Term Care Business
We recently looked into the burgeoning market for "combination" life insurance products that come with a long term care component. That was only half...
Linked for life: Combining LI and LTCI for new sales
About once a week, Carl Friedrich fields a call from a life insurance producer or advisor. They quiz him about a growing but still relatively...
Help in Penetrating the LTCI Market
Industry trade group publishes new guide to aid boomer clients
Help in penetrating the LTCI market
How long do long-term care insurance claims last? Do claimants typically exhaust limited-duration policies? If you're having trouble with LTCI market penetration due to confusion...
Redesigned annuities hit marketplace
A string of redesigned variable annuities are hitting the market, after life insurers last year yanked the products that proved too generous to customers and...
Study reveals risk of critical illness
A 25-year-old male non-smoker has a 24 percent chance of having a critical illness (cancer, heart attack or stroke) prior to turning age 65. The...