Prudential Financial, Raymond James, ING, Fidelity Investments and E*Trade all advertised during the French Open final between Rafael Nadal (above) and Roger Federer on NBC TV last Sunday--all vying for the "elite demographic" that follows tennis.
A mountain biker needs 18 or 21 gears to smooth a path over rocks and through arroyos. Index-linked annuities now collectively offer some 140 index choices. Hybrid indices can theoretically smooth an investor’s path through rocky markets--but they're complicated.
Every June, RIJ focuses on indexed annuities. Last year, we studied options in indexed annuities. This year we consider the indexes themselves, especially 'hybrid' and 'volatility-controlled' indexes. Bryan Anderson, Don Dady and David Lau weighed in.
In this month's roundup, we learn that CEOs pay little attention to inflation. We also find out why retirees keep saving, why "centaurs" pick stocks so well, which financial biases keep people poor, and how working longer affects male mortality.
The French bank has sponsored the French Open for 38 years and in March launched a website called "We Are Tennis."
With a May 31 SEC filing, the company has apparently made good on its parent company's promise to de-risk the equity exposure of its top-selling variable annuity. The changes will take effect August 29.
Regulations should limit the creation or growth of giant financial institutions unless the “benefits to society are clearly significant,” said Daniel Tarullo.
Maliz Beams previously served as president and CEO of TIAA-CREF’s Individual and Institutional Services, where she founded the Wealth Management business and re-launched IRAs, Insurance Products and Private Asset Management.
First, find a bargain. Then calculate its value 30 years from now. Then contribute to retirement plan.
The series’ 2055 fund, for instance, has a 10% bond allocation, while the In Retirement Fund maintains a 68% bond allocation throughout retirement.
Italians were asked: ‘Imagine you are 65-years old and will receive an inflation-adjusted pension of €1,000 a month. Would you give up that half of that pension in exchange for an immediate lump sum of €60,000? Of €80,000? Of €100,000?’
The Advisor Network will provide participants with access to a pre-screened network of qualified investment advisors who provide participant-level advice at "an investment advisory fiduciary standard of care."
“The current weak state of many economies argues against implementing budget cuts in the next couple of years,” says a new pamphlet from the Peterson Institute for International Economics.