A financial planner compares and contrasts three ways to create monthly income for life from a typical reverse mortgage.
Boston College, DCIIA and Morningstar provide new research on Britain's 'NEST' experience with auto-enrollment, custom TDFs and why replacing bad 401k investment options is a good idea.
At the LIMRA-Society of Actuaries Retirement Industry Conference in Baltimore last week, Scott Stolz from Raymond James, Greg Jaeck from Edward Jones and Jarrod Fisher from Simplicity Financial Distributors delivered frank opinions about annuities and annuity issuers.
Many factors are driving the increase in indexed annuity sales: More manufacturers, better products, more distributors, competitive commissions, aging boomers, and relaxed regulation. But does the bubble contain the seeds of its own deflation?
Collective trust funds and target date funds are ‘made for each other,’ one analyst said. But will CTF-TDF hybrids create the same false sense of security among 401(k) participants that TDF mutual funds have?
The New School economist and 401(k) critic reveals that her notoriety is, in part, the result of a misunderstanding that went viral--with help from Rush Limbaugh.
If it's true that retired couples will need $350,000 on average to cover costs not covered by Medicare, Health Savings Accounts won't be large enough to do the job, says the benefits research organization.
The insurer won't focus on VAs as much as in the past. It expects total annuity sales of $5 billion in 2012, or less than half its individual annuity sales in 2008.
Age-related spending in the Czech Republic will be 23.4% of GDP by 2060, according to European Commission data.
More than eight in 10 Americans polled said they would use their tax refunds to pay down debt, save or invest, or spend on everyday necessities.
H.R. 4682 would create an account with $500 per year for all children at birth, with a supplement of up to $500 and matching contributions of up to $500 each year for children in families with incomes below the national median.
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