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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 [...]

Annuity Calculation: Should You Buy Annuities?

Annuity Calculation: Should You Buy Annuities?News from LifeGoesStrong:   As you hit midlife, whether to buy annuities becomes a more critical question. To help you figure out how this investment could factor into your portfolio, we interviewed certified financial planner Dan Keady, director of financial planning for TIAA-CREF Financial Services. Annuities are attractive because they [...]

Contingent Deferred Annuities: An Ideal Annuity Product?

Contingent Deferred Annuities: An Ideal Annuity Product?News from LifeHealthPro: Photo credit: scottchan This is the fourth in a series of articles that will be published on the annuity space. According to the Gallup organization, a majority of non-retired Americans do not believe that they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement. In 2002, [...]

Best annuities: What next for annuity rates?

Best annuities: What next for annuity rates?News from Expert predictions – This is Money: By This Is MoneyUPDATED: 07:26 EST, 24 May 2012 With turmoil in the eurozone expected to push annuity rates to an all-time low, workers poised to retire are facing a massive blow to their pension income.  Annuities, which are bought by [...]

Ash Brokerage Selects Aplifi’s AFFIRM for Annuities as its Annuity Order Entry …

Ash Brokerage Selects Aplifi’s AFFIRM for Annuities as its Annuity Order Entry …News from Virtual-Strategy Magazine: Ash Brokerage has adopted Aplifi’s AFFIRM for Annuities to support its brokerage annuity sales. Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Ash Brokerage, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing privately owned Brokerage General Agencies announces it will [...]

Annuity Calculator: Printing Money Not Affecting Annuities, Says Webb

Annuity Calculator: Printing Money Not Affecting Annuities, Says WebbNews from PensionCalculator.org: Pensions minister Steve Webb has said that the Bank of England’s quantitative easing scheme has not led to the fall in annuity rates. The pensions minister made the remarks after MPs told ministers that the quantitative easing scheme, which involves printing new money, was [...]

Annuity Calculator: New Rules Could Lead To Better Annuities

Annuity Calculator: New Rules Could Lead To Better AnnuitiesNews from PensionCalculator.org: A new proposed code of conduct will force annuity providers to give more information to consumers leading to them purchasing the best rate annuities. This in turn will mean many receive thousands more a year in retirement income than before. Currently, around two thirds [...]

John Hancock Annuities Launches Inflation-Adjusted Annuity

John Hancock Annuities Launches Inflation-Adjusted AnnuityNews from Sacramento Bee: BOSTON, Sept. 7, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — John Hancock Annuities has launched ‘Inflation Guard,’ an innovative annuity that combines a principal guarantee with the ability to help protect the purchasing power of retirement assets from the impact of inflation.   “We are pleased to bring Inflation [...]