Broker-Dealers embracing Fixed Indexed Annuities as demand grows

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) on July 20 released a new research report showing that fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) are becoming...

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.

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...

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.

Another Record-Breaking Quarter for Annuity Sales

The first quarter of 2023 experienced the highest quarterly annuity sales ever recorded, according to preliminary results from LIMRA’s U.S. Individual Annuity Sales Survey.

Great American Life rallies for industry change, overcomes major taxation hurdle for fee-based annuities

Private Letter Ruling from the IRS changes the tax treatment of advisory fees on fixed indexed annuities

Brookfield Re Acquires American Equity in $4.3 Billion Deal

Canadian asset manager enters into definitive agreement July 5 to buy indexed annuity pioneer AEL after earlier unsuccessful efforts

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...

MYGA sales growth dominates among deferred annuities in 1Q 2022, Wink report finds

Latest sales report shows a 2.2% increase over 1Q 2021 deferred annuity sales.