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After years of low interest rates and rising stock markets, once-conservative income strategies might actually be putting investors in risky situations.
The move comes after the company lost about $1.6 billion in last year’s second half due to insufficient funds set aside to cover payouts on long-term care policies.
News From the Retirement Symposium: Panelists Tell Advisors They Can Be Crucial To Improving Retirement Securityby Dorothy Hinchcliff
Many Americans don't have enough money for the kind of retirement they would like, but advisors can use new strategies to help improve clients' later years, panelists said at FA's retirement...
Longevity annuities and QLAC get a lift from the Fed, but can that boost their numbers?
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co agreed to pay $84 million to settle claims it illegally reduced potential payouts on annuities it sold at least 30 years ago.
But the rising popularity of these vehicles caused one regulator to caution that some marketing materials may inflate investor expectations.
Money that would have gone to a nursing home can be used to purchase an annuity that provides an income stream for the spouse remaining at home.
With growing resistance to the high price of cutting-edge treatments, some companies are working on a new payment model that rewards them for the long-term performance of their medicines.
He sold stock and debt to help the insurance company repay its $3.4 billion bailout, and retreated from life insurance and variable annuities.
Eighty-four percent of adults polled in a new TIAA-CREF survey want a guaranteed income stream in retirement, yet only 14 percent have purchased an annuity.