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Paying For Gene Therapy: Are Annuities The Next Big Thing?


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.

Liam McGee, CEO Who Led Hartford Through Bailout, Dies At 60


He sold stock and debt to help the insurance company repay its $3.4 billion bailout, and retreated from life insurance and variable annuities.

Most People Want Lifetime Income, But Don’t Know How To Make It Happen

by FA Staff

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.

Prudential Loss Widens On Restructuring Costs, Reserves


Prudential Financial posted a fourth-quarter loss of $1.46 billion on costs tied to restructuring, currency fluctuations and reserves.

Golden Years May Be A Bust For Millions Of Retirees, Report Warns


After excluding households that had saved nothing, the median account balance of people 55 to 64 was $104,000, says a report by the Center for American Progress.

A Worry-Free Retirement

by Roy Diliberto

Advisors should consider new strategies for clients who needlessly worry about running out of money.

Trade Group Wants Annuity Tax Deferrals Maintained


The Insured Retirement Institute, the largest annuity trade group, on Tuesday laid out its 2015 “wish list” for Congress and federal agencies.

Hatch: Switch Fiduciary Rule Making For Retirement Plans From DOL To Treasury


Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said Tuesday the committee will work to shift fiduciary rule making for retirement plans from the Labor Department to the Treasury Department.

Ex-Broker Must Return Commissions For VA Sales To Terminally Ill Patients, Says Judge


A New York broker who participated in a scheme to profit from the death of terminally ill patients through variable annuity sales must return $768,000, says SEC judge.

Income Quest

by Ben Mattlin

Annuities provide many accumulation and distribution options—at a cost.

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