Fixed, variable annuities post highest sales since 2008: IRI Report

Insured Retirement Institute report finds 2021 fixed and variable annuity sales increased by 12.3%.

U.S. life/annuity industry sees record capitalization, improved earnings while navigating pandemic in 2021

U.S. life insurance and annuity writers achieved record levels of capitalization, maintained strong liquidity and posted improved earnings in 2021 despite historically low interest rates, inflationary headwinds and continued pandemic uncertainty, according to a new AM Best report.

Annuity Sales Spiked 16% in 2021

Secure Retirement Institute research says total annuity sales last year were highest since 2008.

Jackson National tops annuity sales rankings in latest Wink report

Report finds annuities on track for biggest sales year ever according to Wink’s Sheryl Moore.

IRI celebrates 30 years of championing retirement security

“Working together, we can deliver on the promises our industry makes” says Insured Retirement Institute President and CEO Wayne Chopus.

Annuity or guaranteed income for life: Which would you rather buy?

Morningstar conducts experiment to see if alternative branding makes a difference to U.S. adults.

Annuity Sales in Q2 Spike to Highest Levels in More Than a Decade

Total sales up 39% from same period a year ago as guaranteed income products rebound from pandemic.

Principal Exits Retail Life, Fixed Annuity Sales

Results of strategic review initiated by activist investor mean big changes for Des Moines-based global financial company, which will now focus on its higher-growth businesses in effort to make it a more capital-efficient company.

Annuity product line sales expected to rebound in 2021

Secure Retirement Institute forecasts dramatic possible 30% growth for total annuity market by 2025.

Annuity sales off to strong start in 2021

Secure Retirement Institute: Strong economic factors drive first quarter annuity sales growth; RILAs continue hot streak