Annuities Articles

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Allstate Bets On Timber, Property To Boost Annuity Returns

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Allstate Corp. is betting on timber and real estate to boost returns at a struggling annuity unit.

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Annuity Sales At Three-Year High

by FA Staff

Industry-wide annuity sales rose to $59.9 billion in this year's second quarter, a 9.9 percent increase from last year.

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Great-West Financial Acquires J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan Services

by FA Staff

The acquisition makes Great-West Financial the second largest provider in the U.S. defined contribution market with nearly 7 million participants, says the firm.

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Now Is A Tough Time To Retire

by Wade D. Pfau

Low interest rates and high stock valuations make retiring difficult no matter what the strategy.

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Income Riders

by Ben Mattlin

Is the popular annuity feature a good deal or an overpriced promise?

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Jefferson National, COO Lau Part Ways

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David Lau, Jefferson National Financial’s chief operating officer, has vacated the post after nine years with the company, company officials confirmed today.

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Jackson National Takes Big Lead On Variable Annuities As Rivals Scale Back

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Prudential Plc, the largest U.K. insurer by market value, extended its lead in U.S. variable annuity sales at its Jackson National Life unit as rivals scaled back.

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Annuity Aversion, Pension Envy

by Evan Simonoff

Lacking pensions, many Americans dislike annuities, but do they have a choice?

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Why Your 401(k) Likely Won’t Offer ‘Longevity Annuity’

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The Obama administration is trying to nudge employers to add a special type of annuity to their investment menus that addresses that risk. But here's the response they're likely to get: "Meh."

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Many Consider, But 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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