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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 [...]

FCA publishes TR14/20: annuities sales practice – Lexology (registration)

FCA publishes TR14/20: annuities sales practice – Lexology (registration)News from FCA publishes TR14/20: annuities sales practice – Lexology (registration): Search by keyword Jurisdiction (any) Afghanistan Africa Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua Argentina Armenia Aruba Asia-Pacific Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil [...]

UK life and pensions industry hit by drop in annuities sales

UK life and pensions industry hit by drop in annuities salesNews from Financial Times: It is not easy to spot from a quick glance at some of the insurers’ recent financial results, but Britain’s life and pensions industry is reeling from a drop in sales of annuities, which have been among its biggest and most [...]

Prudential Profit Rises on U.S. Sales, Bulk Annuities

Prudential Profit Rises on U.S. Sales, Bulk AnnuitiesNews from Bloomberg: Prudential Plc (PRU), the U.K.’s biggest insurer by market value, posted a bigger-than-estimated rise in first-half profit, helped by increasing U.S. sales and bulk deals with company pension plans. The stock advanced. Operating profit climbed 7 percent to 1.52 billion pounds ($ 2.6 billion), helped [...]

Symetra doubles its YOY sales of deferred and immediate annuities in 1Q2014

Symetra doubles its YOY sales of deferred and immediate annuities in 1Q2014News from Retirement Income Journal (subscription): We look forward to sharing this valuable article with you! Subscribers may Log In, below. Need to renew your subscription to Retirement Income Journal and RIJ Advisor? To start your renewal, log in, below, with your Username and [...]

Indexed annuities had record sales in 2013

Indexed annuities had record sales in 2013News from DesMoinesRegister.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 our [...]

Baby boomers shun annuities as sales plunge – The Independent

Baby boomers shun annuities as sales plunge – The IndependentNews from Baby boomers shun annuities as sales plunge – The Independent: Look forward to a brighter future at two-bedroom Sunny Cottages, ideal for Londoners looking to downsize http://www.independent.co.uk/incoming/article9140918.ece/ALTERNATES/w300/naunton.jpg http://zoopla.homesandproperty.co.uk/for-sale/details/31560437 A two-bedroom cottage with west-facing garden, close to Highgate Woods http://www.independent.co.uk/incoming/article9135933.ece/ALTERNATES/w300/woodland-gdns.jpg http://zoopla.homesandproperty.co.uk/for-sale/details/31052046 A three-bedroom red-brick cottage [...]

Just Retirement plans to increase sales of pension annuities

Just Retirement plans to increase sales of pension 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. (Bloomberg)–Just Retirement plans to increase sales of pension annuities to smokers and people with impaired [...]

Research: Indexed annuities set quarterly, YTD sales records

Research: Indexed annuities set quarterly, YTD sales recordsNews from IFAwebnews.com: The fixed annuity industry experienced one of its strongest periods of sales growth during third quarter 2013, according to the Beacon Research Fixed Annuity Premium Study. Indexed and deferred income annuities (DIAs) results hit record highs and sales of market-value-adjusted (MVA) annuities for the first [...]

Fixed-rate deferred annuities fuel sales in Q3

Fixed-rate deferred annuities fuel sales in Q3News 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. Third-quarter statistics compiled from LIMRA’s Secure Retirement Institute (SRI) underscore the rising popularity of fixed-rate [...]