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Insurance chief: ‘Too many people buy annuities’

Insurance chief: ‘Too many people buy annuities’News from Telegraph.co.uk: In a candid interview with The Telegraph, Otto Thoresen, the chief executive of the insurance trade body, said there were “serious questions” over whether annuities should be so widely sold in future. He said: “The annuity concept has enormous merit but it was designed for an [...]

Life insurance and annuities can protect people and businesses and provide …

Life insurance and annuities can protect people and businesses and provide …News from Cape Gazette: Life insurance and annuities can protect an individual, family and business as well as provide supplemental income. Life insurance and annuities are not what they used to be. These products have evolved and have functions that can be customized in [...]

Prudential Earnings: Bond Yields, Life Insurance And Annuities Are Key

Prudential Earnings: Bond Yields, Life Insurance And Annuities Are KeyNews from Trefis: Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) is expected to announce earnings for the second quarter of 2013 after the markets close on Wednesday, August 7, with a conference call to discuss results on August 8. [] The insurer’s stock has gained nearly 40% since it reported [...]

Annuities and Life Insurance: Is the Package Deal the Best Way to Go?

Annuities and Life Insurance: Is the Package Deal the Best Way to Go?News from Gold Seek: By Dennis Miller In recent articles for my regular weekly newsletter we’ve covered a lot of ground regarding annuities. Of course, this just has readers even more interested. In today’s article we’ll take a look at the “package deal” [...]

Getting the Full Picture on Annuities and Insurance

Getting the Full Picture on Annuities and InsuranceNews from New York Times: LIFE insurance and annuities are supposed to accomplish straightforward goals: life insurance provides for your family if you die unexpectedly and annuities guarantee a steady stream of income in retirement……………. continues on New York Times … Read the full article Related News: The [...]

Are Annuities Too Risky for Insurance Companies?

Are Annuities Too Risky for Insurance Companies?News from AdvisorOne: Are annuities too tough a business for insurance companies to be involved in? The question naturally arises from Canadian life insurer Sun Life Financial’s decision to unload its U.S. annuity business through a $ 1.35 billion sale to Guggenheim Partners’ Delaware Life Holdings unit. Notably de-emphasized [...]

Annuities & Life Insurance Sales Specialist

Annuities & Life Insurance Sales SpecialistNews from FINS: Life Insurance and Annuities Sales SpecialistPhoenix, AZ OR Denver, CO ABOUT SCHWAB: Charles Schwab has been a leader in financial services for nearly four decades, working to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable to all. Driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion [...]

Internet Searching for Insurance, Annuities Up More Than 60% in Six Years

Internet Searching for Insurance, Annuities Up More Than 60% in Six YearsNews from Credit Union Times: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, click the “Reprints” link at the top of any article. The number of individuals who used the Internet [...]

STREET MOVES: Merrill Hires MSSB Insurance, Annuities Director

STREET MOVES: Merrill Hires MSSB Insurance, Annuities DirectorNews from Fox Business: Bank of America Corp.’s (BAC) Merrill Lynch has hired Michael Maghini from rival Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MS) to be its new head of insurance and annuities. Mr. Maghini will work with insurance carriers and annuities partners to decide what products will be offered [...]

Insurance: New view of annuities

Insurance: New view of annuitiesNews from Cincinnati.com: It’s remarkable how opinions change over time. Not too terribly long ago annuities were widely disparaged. Much of the financial press and even spokespeople for federal agencies complained that fees associated with annuities were too high. But the biggest fault that they found had to do with taxes. [...]