Insurance super-agent Stan Haithcock, aka Stan the Annuity Man, says that his new cluster of annuity sales websites position him to become the first truly direct seller of fixed annuities in the digital channel. 'This is my shot across the bow to agents,' Haithcock said.
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 survey also showed that Americans would rather lose weight or travel than save for retirement.
A new study from the University of Chicago asserts that "some firms 'specialize' in misconduct and cater to unsophisticated consumers." Overall, 7.28% of registered brokers and investment advisors have committed misconduct, the report said.
Prudential's three new plan sponsors—CCC Group, AccentCare, Inc., and LJT & Associates, Inc.—have combined plan assets of $66 million and about 18,000 participants.
The indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the United Kingdom’s Prudential plc reported sales and deposits of $27.9 billion in 2015.
"Clearing away the clutter of multiple accounts has allowed sponsor firms to build better tools for goals-based planning," said a Cerulli analyst.
Kuvare Holdings intends to “deliver diversified annuities, life insurance, and supplemental products to the middle-income and mass-affluent consumer segments through its acquisition-led growth strategy.”