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Annuities Gain Traction In DB Retirement Plans

Annuities Gain Traction In DB Retirement PlansNews from Insurance News Net: By Cyril TuohyInsuranceNewsNet More than one-fifth of companies that sponsor a defined benefit (DB) retirement plan say they are considering buying annuities to fund a portion of their obligations to the plan participants. That’s according to a survey by the global retirement and health [...]

Annuities With Lifetime Benefits Gain Popularity

Annuities With Lifetime Benefits Gain PopularityNews from Financial Advisor Magazine: The sale of indexed annuities with guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit riders grew during the first quarter of this year compared with the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Limra Security Retirement Institute. Of the $ 10.6 billion in indexed annuities sold in the first [...]

Standard Life assets gain 1.5%; annuities hit

Standard Life assets gain 1.5%; annuities hitNews from MarketWatch: By Ed Ballard LONDON–Standard Life PLC (SL.LN) Wednesday reported a 1.5% increase in assets under management in the first quarter but said U.K. annuity sales were hit by recent regulatory changes. Assets under management rose to GBP247.8 billion ($ 416.6 billion) on March 31 from GBP244.2 [...]

Indexed annuities gain popularity while rates remain low

Indexed annuities gain popularity while rates remain lowNews from InvestmentNews: Bernie Gacona, director of annuities at Wells Fargo Advisors. Indexed annuities, long the black sheep of retirement products, are enjoying a wave of popularity among financial advisers grappling with low interest rates. Indexed annuities are a type of fixed annuity that credits clients’ accounts with [...]

RYAN: As life expectancy grows, annuities gain supporters

RYAN: As life expectancy grows, annuities gain supportersNews from Cincinnati.com: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned off. Read [...]

Deferred income annuities gain traction, following rebirth

Deferred income annuities gain traction, following rebirthNews from Employee Benefit News: A reincarnated version of an annuity that never gained much traction in the marketplace is finding fans among seekers of retirement income. Like what you see? Click here to sign up for Employee Benefit News daily newsletter to get the latest news and important [...]

Black’s Apollo Seeks Control of Athene to Gain Annuities

Black’s Apollo Seeks Control of Athene to Gain AnnuitiesNews from Businessweek: Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) is seeking to acquire control of Athene Holding Ltd. as the private-equity firm increasingly turns to the insurance business for assets to invest in high-yield and distressed debt. Apollo, which owns a nonvoting stake in Athene through [...]

U.S. Annuities First Half 2012 Update: AIG And Prudential Gain While MetLife …

U.S. Annuities First Half 2012 Update: AIG And Prudential Gain While MetLife …News from Trefis: The first half of 2012 saw a 10% decline in total retirement solutions sales in the U.S. [] Variable annuities sales, which had increased remarkably in 2011, dropped 9% in 2012. This drop was expected as several companies including last [...]

Income Annuities Gain Favor

Income Annuities Gain FavorNews from BankInvestmentConsultant.com: ¦ Advertisement Income annuity sales in the first quarter climbed almost 23% to $ 2.16 billion from $ 1.75 billion a year ago, according to the Fixed Annuity Premium Study released today by Beacon Research. And sales of indexed annuities also increased, hitting $ 8.16 billion, up nearly 9% [...]

Annuities Gain In Popularity, Study Says

Annuities Gain In Popularity, Study SaysNews from Financial Advisor Magazine:Investors are asking their advisors about annuities, rather than the other way around, which challenges the conventional wisdom that says it is the advisors who bring up the idea first, says a new joint study about the annuity industry. The increasing interest in annuities and guaranteed [...]