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More Seek Lifetime Income But Few Understand Annuities

More Seek Lifetime Income But Few Understand AnnuitiesNews from Insurance News Net: By Linda KocoAnnuityNews The annuity puzzle continues. Although 84 percent of Americans consider it important to have a guaranteed monthly paycheck in retirement, only 14 percent have purchased an annuity that will ensure lifetime income. This is according to the TIAA-CREF 2015 Lifetime [...]

More growth projected for fixed indexed annuities

More growth projected for fixed indexed annuitiesNews from LifeHealthPro: 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. Happy Over Growth Fixed index annuities have been setting records in recent times, according to [...]

Your Money: IRA payout confusion when more than one account, annuities, are …

Your Money: IRA payout confusion when more than one account, annuities, are …News from The Star-Ledger: Q. I recently transferred my IRA into two annuities. One pays me a set amount for five years. My plan is to not touch the money in the other annuity until the end of the five-year period. Will I [...]

‘Annuities aren’t a rip-off – they just don’t work any more’

‘Annuities aren’t a rip-off – they just don’t work any more’News from Telegraph.co.uk: Of course, the real problem with annuity rates isn’t the insurance company, rather it’s long-term interest rates. They are very low, less than 3pc for 10 years. The result? You don’t get much income per pound of savings and that’s a huge [...]

The secret to selling more annuities

The secret to selling more annuitiesNews from BenefitsPro: 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. You want to know how to sell more annuities? You do it by selling less of [...]

Annuities more popular than industry thinks

Annuities more popular than industry thinksNews from LifeHealthPro: 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 study’s findings suggest that producers need to consider a broader target profile for annuity prospects. [...]

Annuities more popular than industry thinks

Annuities more popular than industry thinksNews from BenefitsPro: 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. Consumers are potentially more interested in purchasing annuities than financial professionals think they are, a Genworth [...]

Annuities: More cons than pros?

Annuities: More cons than pros?News from CNBC.com: Annuity pros Please don’t mistake my cautionary language for blind condemnation of all annuity products. Annuities come with benefits that often cannot be duplicated in any other investment. Immediate annuities are, in my opinion, the most useful of the suite. For Americans who will not be retiring with [...]

More than half of annuities non-advised in 2013

More than half of annuities non-advised in 2013News from FT Adviser: There has been a 61 per cent jump in the number of people that are going down the non-advised route to buy an annuity to date in 2013 compared to last year, emphasising the need for a more affordable advice model, new information suggests. [...]

Variable annuities getting more variable

Variable annuities getting more variableNews from LifeHealthPro: Product changes in variable annuities are coming fast and furious as carriers attempt to cope with low interest rates by raising fees and scaling back features. Advisors, meanwhile, have their work cut out for them as they analyze all the new twists and turns in product offerings. That [...]