DOL wants more public input on Fiduciary Rule

Comments - some due by July 21 - seek input on whether to delay the Jan. 1 full implementation date and suggestions for streamlining the Rule's major provisions.

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...

Majority of annuity premium used to create guaranteed income

Study finds those who bought annuities designed for accumulation tend to be under 61, while buyers over age 62 tend to purchase annuities designed to create guaranteed income.

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...

Indexed annuity sales shatter record while VA sales decline again in 2015

WINDSOR, Conn. — In 2015, indexed annuity sales reached a record-breaking $54.5 billion – an increase of 13% from 2014 according to data from...

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.