Indexed annuity sales on pace to top $45 billion in 2014 after strong third...

Indexed annuity sales shot up 14.28% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest...

Another record for fixed indexed annuity sales: LIMRA

Latest annuity sales report from LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute finds FIA sales had highest sales ever during Q2 2019.

Fiduciary Rule concerns spur 8% drop in total 2017 annuity sales

Uncertainty over DOL’s partially implemented rule blamed for 5% decline in fixed indexed annuity sales, the product line’s first annual decline since 2009, according to just released figures from LIMRA’s Secure Retirement Institute.

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...

FIAs smash sales record for second straight quarter, up 38% from 3Q 2017

Year-to-date, Fixed Indexed Annuity sales are 22% higher than the first three quarters of 2017. Variable annuity sales continue to rebound, increasing 25% from prior year according to 3Q sales report from LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute.

Indexed annuities shatter sales record in 2Q 2014

Second-quarter 2014 sales of indexed annuities set a new record, eclipsing the 4Q 2013 record by nearly 9%, according to just-released figures from Wink’s...

Best quarter ever for Fixed Indexed Annuity sales: Wink

Just as LIMRA also reported this week that FIAs had their highest sales quarter ever, Wink’s Sales & Market Report says Q2 2019 sales bested previous record by 3%.

NAFA searching for new leader to tackle long-term goals

Chip Anderson will be stepping down after three years as fixed annuity association hopes to have a new Executive Director on board in time for its mid-June leadership conference. NAFA is also urging financial professionals to tell Congress to pass the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act (RESA) before the upcoming budget deadline of March 23.

Future of fixed indexed annuity design: Free NAFA webcast Thursday

The future of index designs in fixed indexed annuities will be among the topics of discussion during a free webcast on Thursday, presented by...

Long search ends with Allianz exec being tapped as new leader at NAFA

After a nine-month search, the National Association for Fixed Annuities announces Charles J. “Chuck” DiVencenzo
will take over as its new President & CEO on April 1.