Report names top carriers, products and sales figures for indexed annuities, fixed annuities and...

The 4Q 2015 edition of Wink’s Sales & Market Report, released March 15 by the Pleasant Hill, Iowa-based third-party market research firm,reveals the top...

IRI Vision 2016 roundup: 1 in 4 private sector workers has a defined benefit...

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) released a new research report at its “VISION: IRI Annual Meeting 2016” in Colorado Springs on Sept. 26 that...

Total U.S. annuity sales hit 15-year low in 3Q 2017

Quarterly U.S. annuity sales fell below the $50 billion mark for the first time in 15 years during the third quarter of 2017 according to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute’s Third Quarter 2017 U.S. Retail Annuity Sales Survey, released on Nov. 29.

Latest FIO report chock full of industry data and analysis

Seventh annual Dodd-Frank-mandated report shows U.S. still the world’s largest insurance market; provides a detailed analysis of the current state of the overall market.

Life, annuity providers becoming more customer-centric, less producer-focused, J.D. Power finds

Northwestern Mutual and RiverSource rank highest in respective product lines according to J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Life Insurance Study.

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.

Signing On With A Fee-Based IMO: A Win-Win?

What would your thoughts be on a fee-based IMO?  An agent in the forum posed the idea of an IMO that charged a fee...

MetLife annuity and life products officially rebranded under Brighthouse Financial name

Brighthouse Financial, an operating segment of MetLife, Inc., announced Monday, March 6, that it is now offering its suite of annuity and life insurance...

Zenith Marketing Group partners with Ash Brokerage

Zenith Marketing Group, a full service insurance brokerage agency based in Freehold, N.J., is joining Ash Brokerage, the largest privately held insurance brokerage in the United States, the companies announced recently.

Protective Life enters $1.2B agreement with Great-West to reinsure individual life and annuity business

When closed, transaction will be the largest acquisition in Protective Life’s history.