Industry groups push House to pass RILA bill

A group of five trade associations sent a letter to the leadership of the House Financial Services Committee today urging them to bring the Registration for Index Linked Annuities (RILA) Act to the House floor for a vote.

MYGA sales surpass all other annuities while variable sales plummet in Q2

Wink’s 100th Sales & Market Report shows total second quarter sales for all categories of deferred annuities increased 12.8% compared to the same period last year.

Big Deal: Integrity Marketing Group acquiring Annexus in ‘historic partnership’

Agreement between market heavyweights seen as transformational for annuity and life insurance product design and distribution.

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.

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.