You May Live in Interesting Times

Interest rate risk keeps us all in suspense. Here’s how executives at Vanguard, New York Life, Delta Global Advisors, Prudential Annuities, and Loomis, Sayles cope with the uncertainty.

Time to Put Benjamins Back in the Sock Drawer?

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.

Pitching Income Annuities on Greed

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.

Research Roundup

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.
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A Jolly View of Financial Folly

"Retirementology," a new book by Jackson National Life executive Greg Salsbury, Ph.D., approaches the serious topic of retirement planning in a mordantly funny way.
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A Jolly View of Financial Folly

"Retirementology," a new book by Jackson National Life executive Greg Salsbury, Ph.D., approaches the serious topic of retirement planning in a mordantly funny way.