With the worst of the Crisis apparently over, Fed watchers are wondering about Chairman Bernanke's exit strategy from a low interest rate environment.
Micruity, a tech startup with a 30-year-old CEO, says it has the "middleware" that can integrate 401(k) plans and annuity issuers. Will the retirement industry listen?
Wells Fargo Asset Management's new target-date series of CITs comes with a built-in, optional retirement income strategy: systematic withdrawals plus an annuity starting at age 85.
In her new book, 'The Deficit Myth,' Stephanie Kelton explains Modern Monetary Theory--and how we can afford a lot more as a nation than we think we can.
As of March 2, the responses to the Obama administration's request for input on lifetime options in 401(k) plans tended to be angry but well-reasoned.
The Department of Labor proposes a subtle change in 401(k) advice regulations that may have huge repercussions for fund companies.
The Vanguard Group's data suggests that annualized real returns will most likely be 6% for stocks and zero to 2% for bonds over the next 10 years.
Prudential Annuities, MetLife, Jackson National Life and Sun Life Financial found a silver lining last year.
The sale of Hong Kong-based AIA, would help repay some of the $180 billion that AIG owes to the U.S. government.
Only 14% of those surveyed said they were very familiar with income products and only three percent said they were very interested in such products.
Beacon Research has released its fixed annuity sales rankings for fourth quarter 2009.