The humble fixed indexed annuity is at the center of the restructuring hurricane that has swept through the life insurance industry in recent years. We bring you the second article in a series on the topic.
'The Fed has said absolutely, for sure, don’t even ask, that they aren’t thinking about thinking about thinking about raising interest rates anytime soon,' writes this Fed-watcher at the University of Oregon.
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The Department of Labor's recent move to chill the use of "Environmental, Social and Governance" investments in retirement plans has drawn broad criticism--including this comment from the Wagner Law Group, a pension law specialist.
Jackson National experienced a loss of more than $2 billion on its interest rate hedges this year, partly due to the drop in rates and equity prices last March.