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Variable Annuities Articles
Seventy-two percent of U.S. adults say they either don't have lifetime income options in retirement or are unaware of whether their employer offers them, according to a TIAA-CREF survey.
Three out of four advisors surveyed said their clients are receptive to annuities, with the most popular features being guaranteed income and principle protection.
Lincoln National Corp. topped $10 billion in individual variable annuity sales in the nine months ended Sept. 30, the most in at least six years, as rivals retreated from the contracts.
The CFP Board of Standards revoked the rights of three advisors to use the CFP designation because they recommended inappropriate investments or because they declared bankruptcy.
Mutual fund-owning households' willingness to take investment risk has remained at the same low levels seen since the 2008 financial crisis, according to an ICI annual survey.
Nearly 70 percent of annuity professionals said that, over the last 12 months, guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefits were a “must have” feature for annuities sales, according to a Phoenix...
Why are consumers and the community of financial advisors so opinionated about annuities? Could it be that we all apply the worst horror story they have heard about any annuity to all annuities?
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.’s profit surged as the insurer focused on property-and-casualty coverage after divesting life and annuity units.
Insurance-industry organizations Limra and Loma are starting a unit to study retirement trends as more people get set to leave the workforce.
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