We compare two easy-as-pie annuity strategies: Income starting at age 80 versus guaranteed income for the first 10 years of retirement. One hedges longevity risk, the other hedges sequence risk, and neither ties up more than 25% of savings.
Citing growth in the US labor force and in productivity, our guest columnist sees no likelihood of a recession in the near future despite volatility in the equity markets. He expects the Fed to act cautiously.
The new study focuses on 'the inorganic strategies that insurers have used over the last decade' and on how insurers 'are creating value by strategically repositioning their companies.'
Bitcoin IRA said it will license its cryptocurrency platform technology to enterprise businesses, who can in turn offer the capability to advisors and clients.
Good outcomes on five fronts--US economic growth, European unity, US-China trade, the Chinese economy, and Robert Mueller's investigation of the President--would help ensure a placid year.
Michel A. Khalaf joined MetLife through its acquisition of American Life Insurance Company (Alico) from American International Group (AIG) in 2010. Kandarian managed MetLife through the spinoff of its retail business as Brighthouse Financial.
Advances in ‘A.I.’ favor direct channel growth: Cerulli; Securian offers new multi-year guaranteed annuity; Small employers warm to retirement plans: LIMRA; Citigroup settles 401(k) fiduciary lawsuit for $6.9 million.