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Affluent Prefer Cash Over Annuities

Affluent Prefer Cash Over AnnuitiesNews from Insurance News Net: By Linda KocoAnnuityNews A “somewhat surprising” trend in annuity ownership among affluent investors declined in 2014 to 33 percent from 36 percent last year, according to Julia Johnston-Ketterer. Meanwhile, ownership of cash rose to 83 percent in 2014 from 78 percent. The trends suggest that affluent [...]

Insurers threaten widows with legal action over annuities

Insurers threaten widows with legal action over 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. Annuity news from the UK keeps getting worse. According to an article in The [...]

Berko: Choose common stocks over annuities

Berko: Choose common stocks over annuitiesNews from The Columbian: A   A Malcolm Berko × Malcolm Berko Close Dear Mr. Berko:…………… continues on The Columbian … Read the full article Related News: Annuities For Dummies®Why look into annuities? If you’re a Baby Boomer with little or no pension and most of your money in low-interest [...]

Watchdog slammed for lack of action over annuities – The Independent

Watchdog slammed for lack of action over annuities – The IndependentNews from Watchdog slammed for lack of action over annuities – The Independent: This three-bedroom flat within a former textile factory spans the corner of the fourth floor and has a balcony http://www.independent.co.uk/incoming/article9125660.ece/ALTERNATES/w300/hackney.jpg http://zoopla.homesandproperty.co.uk/for-sale/details/31909734 A four-bedroom Victorian family home in the heart of St Margaret’s [...]

Former state senator upset over state actions on annuities complaint

Former state senator upset over state actions on annuities complaintNews from Las Vegas Review-Journal: CARSON CITY — Las Vegas resident and former state Sen. Bob Ryan thought he had a sweet retirement mapped out for himself and his family when he invested all his savings in complex financial instruments recommended by a trusted investment adviser. [...]

Don’t panic over gender neutral annuities

Don’t panic over gender neutral annuitiesNews from Investors Chronicle: New rules for pricing annuities come into force on 21 December, but male rates aren’t going to be as bad as previously thought. Now might be the most terrifying time ever to buy an annuity. Scaremongering over the potentially drastic effects of gender neutral annuity pricing [...]

Retirement: Angst over annuities

Retirement: Angst over annuitiesNews from Chicago Tribune: An immediate fixed annuity, which lets you invest a lump sum that immediately begins paying you income until you die, is a sweet deal: You collect regular income in retirement and the income lasts as long as you do, so you eliminate the risk of running out of [...]

Warning over data protection issues with annuities shopping

Warning over data protection issues with annuities shoppingNews from FT Adviser: Katherine Oxenham, business development director of Annuity Direct, has warned over data protection issues involved in shopping around for an annuity when sensitive information is being submitted. You need to understand exactly what type of retirement income will best suit your client and if [...]

MetLife and Pru Square Off Over Contingent Deferred Annuities

MetLife and Pru Square Off Over Contingent Deferred AnnuitiesNews from LifeHealthPro: MetLife is not only standing firm in its argument that contingent deferred annuities (CDAs) are instead financial guaranty products, it is ringing the solvency bell as a warning to insurance regulators about other life insurers who might underwrite the product as an annuity.  Metlife [...]

Caution urged over fixed-term annuities

Caution urged over fixed-term annuitiesNews from Financial Times: Investors looking to put off buying a traditional annuity on retirement, as income levels plunge to record lows, are being advised to take a cautious view of fixed-term plans that are sold as a way of keeping their pension options open. Fixed-term annuities (FTAs) were launched in [...]