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.

Vacated Fiduciary Rule, higher interest rates lead to record 2018 annuity sales

Total annuity sales have best quarter in a decade, led by fixed annuity sales hitting all-time high, LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute reports.

After Fifth Circuit vacates Fiduciary Rule, NAFA & DOL agree to drop lawsuit

If the DOL does not seek a review of the decision by April 30, the court’s mandate will go into effect May 7, dissolving the rule. The DOL also has until June 13 to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of the decision.

Total U.S. annuity sales hit 15-year low in 3Q 2017

Quarterly U.S. annuity sales fell below the $50 billion mark for the first time in 15 years during the third quarter of 2017 according to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute’s Third Quarter 2017 U.S. Retail Annuity Sales Survey, released on Nov. 29.

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...
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2019 annuity sales reach highest level since 2008

Fixed indexed annuity sales break all-time record thanks to strong performance in the first half of the year, according to Secure Retirement Institute data.

Report names top carriers, products and sales figures for indexed annuities, fixed annuities and...

The 4Q 2015 edition of Wink’s Sales & Market Report, released March 15 by the Pleasant Hill, Iowa-based third-party market research firm,reveals the top...

2014 indexed annuity sales break previous record by 21%

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – Total 2014 fourth quarter indexed annuity sales came in at $11.9 billion, up 4% when compared to the previous quarter...

Annuity sales show strong year-over-year gains

Combined sales of fixed and variable annuities totaled $57.8 billion in the first quarter this year, a 17.5% increase compared to 2018.

6 big annuity carriers boost Envestnet Insurance Exchange platform launch

Independent advisors can gain access to robust selection of variable, structured, fixed and indexed annuities on single, integrated platform.