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Lincoln Benefit Life being acquired; may resume life and annuity sales

A North Carolina company has entered into an agreement to buy LBL in a deal expected to lead to Lincoln Benefit Life back into selling life insurance and annuity products.

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Phase II of Fiduciary Rule implementation to be delayed 18 months

Department of Labor proposal released Wednesday would extend the transition period and delay of applicability from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019.

NAFA board rips into final DOL Fiduciary Rule after review; considering legal challenges

WASHINGTON (Apr. 21, 2016) — NAFA, the National Association for Fixed Annuities, announced today that its Board of Directors authorized staff to consider all...

Dr. Jack Marrion, Americans for Annuity Protection attack DOL arguments for fiduciary-only rule

PHOENIX – The Department of Labor's own evidence to support its new fiduciary-only rule actually undermines the DOL's justification for its unwarranted disruption of...

NAFA selects industry veteran, Charles R. “Chip” Anderson, as new Executive Director

Washington, D.C., April 8, 2015 - Following a widespread and in-depth search across multiple industries, the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) is proud...

Bum knees push Kim O’Brien to sudden retirement as NAFA president and CEO

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) on Tuesday, Jan. 20, announced the retirement of Kim O'Brien, President & CEO, from...

Upside Index Potential: A Fixed Index Annuity Breakdown

Which Fixed Index Annuity (FIA) offers the best upside index potential?  It depends on the client, the state, the length of contract, and other...

The Best Fixed Index Annuities Based on Cash Accumulation

One annuity salesman is contracted for many annuity carriers and keeps up on their caps, participation rates, spreads, etc.  He appealed to the forum...

The Best Annuity FMOs

For agents considering getting into annuities, what would you recommend as some of the best FMOs?  Forum agents told us about their preferred FMOs...

How a final expense agent can break back into annuity sales

A full-time final expense agent who hasn’t done any annuity business for a decade – even though it used to be a primary focus...

Getting Started Selling Annuities

What would you tell someone who wants to get into annuities?  The agent in question came from a life insurance background, but hoped to...

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