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Annuity issuers want—and need—their products to be included as a matter of course in the model portfolios or asset allocation software tools that more advisors are expected to rely on in the future.
Because corporations have been returning more of their profits over to shareholders and less to workers, especially over the past 30 years, according to authoritative recent research. The implication is that investors' gains have come at the expense of workers, who own little stock.
Catching up with the 'application programming interface' technology train is essential for annuity issuers. APIs integrate annuities into advisor platforms, reduce NIGO applications, and give clients a fluid online experience.
About one-third of affluent investors make all their own retirement decisions, the Phoenix study showed.
Americans in their early 50s have twice the hypertension, obesity, and diabetes rates as Europeans.
The rider fees are higher and age-thresholds for higher payout rates are adjusted upward.
'If all premiums were taxed as income, you’d get quite a disruption,' said an Urban Institute analyst.
The Hartford, MetLife Investors USA, and AXA Equitable have new variable annuity contracts.
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"Although a panic may be collectively irrational, it may be entirely rational at the individual level," said the Fed chairman.