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...

Motivation boost: More than 15,000 from 53 countries attend MDRT-Los Angeles

Top producers flock to the City of the Angels looking for ideas to further their careers and help them lead more balanced, healthy lives.

Indexed annuities, indexed life sales both enjoy best 2Q ever

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – Total second quarter indexed annuity sales were $12.2 billion, up nearly 8% when compared to the previous quarter, and down...

MetLife annuity and life products officially rebranded under Brighthouse Financial name

Brighthouse Financial, an operating segment of MetLife, Inc., announced Monday, March 6, that it is now offering its suite of annuity and life insurance...

5 points of interest from Advisor Network Summit speakers

The inaugural Advisor Network Summit wrapped up its three-day run at the Venetian in Las Vegas last Friday. The event featured 18 different educational...

More than half of all U.S. workers have difficulty understanding retirement savings in terms...

Showing workers their retirement savings as income estimates, financial professionals can help make sure workers are saving enough and confident in their ability to lead the retirement lifestyle they want.

Annuity advocates react warmly to proposed SEC rule on VA disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent introduction of a proposal that would modernize the process of disclosing information about variable annuities was met with cries of “it’s about time” from annuity industry advocates.

ACLI, IRI celebrate official 18-month delay of Fiduciary Rule

Both the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) and the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) applauded the Department of Labor’s decision Monday to delay provisions of the fiduciary regulation for 18 months in separate statements released Monday.

Americans show strong interest in financial solutions with opportunity for increasing income

MINNEAPOLIS – In order to help address the risks caused by inflation, many Americans are looking to financial products that not only provide guaranteed...

NAFA responds to Warren request for annuity sales incentive info from leading carriers

NAFA, the National Association for Fixed Annuities, issued the following statement on May 11 in regard to the request for information Senator Elizabeth Warren...