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Income Annuities, Non-GLBs Are Today’s Rising Annuity Stars

Income Annuities, Non-GLBs Are Today’s Rising Annuity StarsNews from Insurance News Net: By Linda KocoInsuranceNewsNet ARLINGTON, Va. – The way the individual annuity market is shaping up this year, the rising stars are variable annuities without guaranteed living benefits (GLB), and fixed income annuities. That’s according to figures from LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) [...]

Annuity Sales in 2014 – Does Fixed or Variable Come Out on Top?

Annuity Sales in 2014 – Does Fixed or Variable Come Out on Top?News from Market Realist: Annuity Sales in 2014 – Does Fixed or Variable Come Out on Top? (Part 1 of 4) An Introduction to Annuities By Sean Millard  • Apr 2, 2015 1:56 pm EDT What are annuities? Annuities are savings-oriented financial products [...]

Indexed Annuities -

Indexed Annuities -News from Are They a Good Investment? – Motley Fool: Photo credit: Got Credit. Many people with no pension to count on and only a modest expected income from Social Security know they need to make smart decisions about their retirement savings and investments. Thus, when a salesperson pushes them toward indexed annuities, they’re [...]

Should Employers Default Workers 401(k)s Into Annuities?

Should Employers Default Workers 401(k)s Into Annuities?News from Forbes: Back in the 1970s, the assumption was that most employers would provide traditional pensions that paid out income over a retiree’s lifetime, but most employers aren’t willing to do this anymore. In fact, two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies that offered pensions to new employees in 1998 [...]