What might be called the financial version of universal health care is currently the topic of intense discussions and negotiations on Capitol Hill.
This year I'm claiming the Social Security benefits that I've earned on my own work record. I'm old enough now to be truly thankful for Social Security, whose future is precisely as certain, as fair, and as bountiful as we decide it will be.
'Insurance Solutions' groups use private assets to boost the returns of life/annuity company investment portfolios. RIJ talks with Todd Fonner of Investcorp Insurance Solutions about this trend.
American Equity Investment Life’s ‘AEL 2.0’ strategy is designed to help it thrive even in a low yield environment. Allocating up to 40% of its money to ‘private assets’ is key to the fixed annuity specialist's plan.
When it comes to designing public-private retirement savings programs, Sandy Matheson has been there and done that.
David John of the Heritage Foundation, and the Treasury's J. Mark Iwry, hope to see years of work finally bear fruit.
Over 80% of investors surveyed expect the S&P 500 Index to reach 1200 by the end of 2011, and almost one-quarter expect it to return to 1500 by then.
A unit of the Buffalo, NY-based firm has partnered with the CIF Marketplace to supplement their mutual fund and ETF product base with collective investment funds (CIFs).
"In today's unpredictable market environment, even the 'safest' investments carry considerable risks," the global consulting firm said.
The Institutional Retirement Solutions Distribution group, headed by Garry Spence, will no longer be part of the Retirement Solution Distribution organization.
Kotlikoff will receive the award at RIIA's annual meeting and awards dinner, October 5-6, 2009, at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in Boston.