Iowa insurance man Curtis Cloke thinks he has solved the "annuity puzzle" by building ladders of deferred income annuities for his clients. Now he and his partners are scaling up his "Thrive" system and taking it national.
Idle talk about suspending the payroll tax is making 'blue' Senators blue. We get answers from Social Security expert Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute.
Using a 'protective net-credit collar,' the Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF has distributed monthly income at an annual rate of 7.88% in 2020, while appreciating 10%. Is there a catch?
The humble fixed indexed annuity is at the center of the restructuring hurricane that has swept through the life insurance industry in recent years. We bring you the second article in a series on the topic.
The financial world has left the “Harry Markowitz” era where Modern Portfolio Theory and Monte Carlo projections reigned, says Philipp Hensler, CEO of U.S. distribution for DWS Investments.
“If you buy a policy, you the policyholder get some of the upside, and guarantee you always get your premium back.” From a company’s perspective, “that’s poison,” Warren Buffett was quoted as saying.
Longevity insurance has been tough to sell, partly because of conflicts with Required Minimum Distribution rules. But Symetra says it has overcome that hurdle with its enhanced Freedom Income Annuity.