Indexed annuity sales off to strong start in 2018
With the DOL fiduciary rule being vacated, the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute is now forecasting an indexed annuity sales increase between 5 and 10% this year.
AIG takes top overall spot in annuity sales during record-breaking 2018
For the first time since 2007, AIG Companies has taken over as the top seller of annuities according to recently released data from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute.
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.
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.
All fixed annuity types see sales jump 20% in 2Q 2018
Upcoming edition of Wink’s Sales & Market Report for deferred non-variable and structured annuity sales shows 22% growth for indexed annuities compared to the first quarter of the year.
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Expect solid growth for indexed annuities through 2023
New sales forecast from LIMRA’s Secure Retirement Institute predicts IA sales will continue to drive sales growth while variable annuities see further declines before rebounding in 2022.
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.
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.
Total annuity sales jump 10% in 2Q 2018; FIAs shatter quarterly sales record
New LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute report shows increase bumped by spike in fixed indexed annuity sales.