How a new annuity advocacy nonprofit ended up sponsoring the Rolling Stones’ 2019 U.S....

The Alliance for Lifetime Income, supported by financial services firms, is the sole sponsor of the Stones’ “No Filter” tour, which kicks off in Chicago June 21.

Long search ends with Allianz exec being tapped as new leader at NAFA

After a nine-month search, the National Association for Fixed Annuities announces Charles J. “Chuck” DiVencenzo
will take over as its new President & CEO on April 1.

NAFA selects industry veteran, Charles R. “Chip” Anderson, as new Executive Director

Washington, D.C., April 8, 2015 - Following a widespread and in-depth search across multiple industries, the National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) is proud...

New leader quick to update IRI’s mission and vision

Annuity industry insider shares accomplishments at REACH event less than two months into his tenure, including unveiling a set of strategic priorities for 2019 and quarterly “town hall” conference calls.

SEC adopts investor disclosure improvements for variable annuities and variable life contracts

IRI calls amendments to streamline and simplify critical disclosures for investors in variable annuity and life insurance products a “major leap forward.”

New IRI Retirement Fact Book connects retirement risk and concepts with products and solutions

The Insured Retirement Institute’s newly released 2018 Fact Book intends to help insurance and financial advisors explain complicated retirement strategies and financial instruments in simple terms.

6 big annuity carriers boost Envestnet Insurance Exchange platform launch

Independent advisors can gain access to robust selection of variable, structured, fixed and indexed annuities on single, integrated platform.

Next wave of fee-based FIAs hit the market

In the wake of the DOL Fiduciary Rule, the fee-based fixed indexed annuity movement continues to gain momentum with the introduction of new products this month from Nationwide and Symetra.

Partial Fiduciary Rule implementation starts Friday – with no enforcement

Expanded definition of who is a fiduciary and impartial conduct standards set to take effect June 9, but DOL won’t enforce provisions until start of next year.

How a final expense agent can break back into annuity sales

A full-time final expense agent who hasn’t done any annuity business for a decade – even though it used to be a primary focus...