IRI recognizes marketing campaign innovators in the retirement income industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) recently recognized Voya Financial, Wells Fargo Advisors, Legg Mason, and AIG’s Liz Altman as the 2015 recipients...

IRI offering free tools, ideas to help advisors promote and participate in National Retirement...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) recently announced that National Retirement Planning Week 2015 will take place April 13-17, and IRI is...

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...

Best annuity markets for advisors revealed in new report from IAP Analytics

“Austin, Texas is one great annuity market for advisors. As a metropolitan area, it’s got a track record of growth that’s four times the...

Bum knees push Kim O’Brien to sudden retirement as NAFA president and CEO

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) on Tuesday, Jan. 20, announced the retirement of Kim O'Brien, President & CEO, from...

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...

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...

New paper adds to building momentum for longevity annuities

A new paper released Nov. 6 by the Brookings Institution that explores longevity annuities and their role in helping consumers manage retirement risks including...

Another California annuity trial?

With the saga of Glenn Neasham still fresh in the collective memories of annuity producers, another case involving the sale of annuities to seniors...

Annuity Marketing Strategies

Unlike other insurance products, many annuities producers are certified financial specialists and planners.  There’s a reason for this - annuities sales often require a...