Expanded retirement savings opportunities, better access to annuities among IRI policy priorities for 2018
Just-released 2018 Retirement Security Blueprint focused on expanding opportunities to save for retirement, increasing access to lifetime income and protecting older investors.
Analysis from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute shows that financial professionals across all channels are increasingly offering a broad array of common products and services to better help older Americans achieve retirement security.
State regulators revise model to require producers act in customer’s best interest when recommending annuity products.
The first of what could be three or possibly more sets of “Frequently Asked Questions” regarding implementation of the Fiduciary Rule have been posted...
Insurance Forums recently reached out to top executives at a variety of leading field marketing organizations to get their thoughts on the key issues...
As industry associations including NAFA and IRI scramble to push for further delay of the scheduled June 9 initial implementation, FINRA Chairman Jack Brennan this week said whether or not the rule becomes law is now almost beside the point.
With the DOL fiduciary rule being vacated, the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute is now forecasting an indexed annuity sales increase between 5 and 10% this year.
The collaboration’s “Next Deferred Income Annuity” offers simple, transparent way to begin building guaranteed income for retirement with as little as $100.
Insurers believe the independent broker-dealer channel is the most likely to see growing annuity sales in the next few years, a recent survey finds.
Boosted by a predicted strong second half of 2016, indexed annuity sales are projected to increase by 15% to 20% compared to 2015 and...