Annuities Articles

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Many Consider, Few Purchase Annuities

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Many investors consider using annuities for retirement, but far fewer buy them or even know much about them, according to an industry survey.

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Treasury: Retirement Accounts Can Include Longevity Annuities To Limit Drawdowns

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Retirees with 401(k) plans and IRAs will have more flexibility to purchase annuities that don’t start paying out until age 80 or 85, under final rules from the U.S. Treasury Department.

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LTC Options

by Ben Mattlin

In many cases, life insurance with long-term-care benefits makes sense.

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Path Seen In Balky Congress For Multi-state Insurance Licensing

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The Insured Retirement Institute believes multistate licensing for insurance agents and brokers could become law despite Congressional gridlock.

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Pension Exec: Financial Literacy Not Answer To Retirement Crisis

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Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp. Director Josh Gotbaum said Friday increased financial literacy can’t eliminate the retirement crisis.

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IRI Appoints Vice President Of Research And Outreach

by FA Staff

Veteran annuity researcher Frank O’Connor has joined the association from Morningstar.

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Annuities With Lifetime Benefits Gain Popularity

by FA Staff

A majority of indexed annuities buyers opt for a guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit, Limra says.

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Advisors Vexed On Annuities’ Fiduciary Risk

by Maureen Nevin Duffy

The need for annuities is there, but do advisors want to step into the breach?

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ETF Use Among Advisors Grows

by FA Staff

Advisors are increasing their use of ETFs faster than other investment vehicles, an FPA survey says.

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New York State Regulator’s Proposed Rules Aim To Protect Annuities Buyers

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The measures target private-equity firms and others buying insurance companies in a bid to protect retirees and others who typically buy annuities.

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