Annuity product line sales expected to rebound in 2021

Secure Retirement Institute forecasts dramatic possible 30% growth for total annuity market by 2025.

Annuity sales off to strong start in 2021

Secure Retirement Institute: Strong economic factors drive first quarter annuity sales growth; RILAs continue hot streak

Annuity sales poised for most growth among IBDs: Survey

Insurers believe the independent broker-dealer channel is the most likely to see growing annuity sales in the next few years, a recent survey finds.

Annuity sales in Q3 up over last quarter but still lag last year’s pace

Secure Retirement Institute’s latest data shows third quarter total annuity sales were up 13% from Q2, but remain well below 2019 sales levels.

Why new agents should sell to Baby Boomers

David Duford explains why this particular demographic provides a great opportunity for agents.

Life insurance customer satisfaction flatlines despite pandemic

J.D. Power study shows State Farm ranks highest in individual life insurance while Nationwide, New York Life tie for highest in annuity.

Pandemic contributes to 24% drop in Q2 annuity sales

Through first six months of 2020, total annuity sales were $104.4 billion, 16% lower than prior year, with fixed indexed annuities falling to lowest quarterly total since 2015.

Pandemic, low interest rates combine to cripple Q2 annuity sales

Registered index-linked annuity sales growth the lone bright spot as overall annuity sales decline 24% according to latest Secure Retirement Institute report.

Annuity sales forecast dark for 2020, brighter for 2021

The Secure Retirement Institute (SRI) is forecasting U.S. annuity sales will struggle in 2020, but are expected to rebound in 2021.

Deferred annuity sales hang tough in Q1 despite effects of COVID-19

Wink’s Sales & Market Report finds total deferred annuity sales only declined slightly in the first quarter of the year in spite of the coronavirus pandemic.