Patient investors in search of stock-market bargains might consider the shares of U.S. life insurance companies.
At the LIMRA annual conference in Boston earlier this week, MIT economist James Poterba described how low interest rates make saving for retirement more of a challenge.
Speakers Wade Pfau and Curtis Cloke showed planners at the Financial Planning Association's 2019 conference in Minneapolis that income annuities can provide growth as well as protection.
Recent research offers new insights into financial decision-making, the decision to work after retirement, and reveals surprising links between aging and interest rates, the rise of the service economy, and the 'shadow banking' phenomenon.
Lincoln National Life has received a new patent on its GLWB process, raising concerns that it might once again seek royalties from other VA issuers.
Here are proposals in the new Obama budget that are likely to affect members of the financial, insurance or retirement planning industries.
Some Hartford investors have reportedly voiced "strong opinions" regarding profitability at the insurer and are pushing to restructure its life and property/casualty units into two separate companies.
Generational Investment Management, whose chairman is former vice president Al Gore, says in a white paper that long-term thinking is essential for the sustainability of capitalism.
The economic recovery remains “as elusive and fragile as ever,” said Towers Watson global investment committee chairman Robert Brown.
Brief or late-breaking items from DST, The Hartford, LPL Financial, RIIA, MassMutual, Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Lincoln Financial Distributors, and Mutual of Omaha.
Real scientists scoff at the value of "anecdotal evidence." But you can learn a lot about the psychology of money at a garage sale, or when you're buying clothes.