Guest Column

The Coming Stagflation

We're in for 'a prolonged period in the US of policy bickering and finger-pointing,' writes our guest columnist. 'The result will be economic molasses... The impact on you will depend on your time horizon and the diversification of your portfolio.'
Anecdotal Evidence

Private Equity and Accounting Firms

"I’d like to call this the ‘private equity invasion.’ With rock and roll, it was the British invasion. You know, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. This is going to be huge." Uh-oh.
Bermuda Triangle News

Fortitude Re’s expansion continues

Fortitude Re bought Rx Life Insurance Company from Heritage Life. Now named 'Fortitude US Reinsurance Company,' and domiciled in Arizona, it will enable Bermuda-based Fortitude Re to offer clients a US domiciled reinsurance option, the company said.


May 12, 2022

Who Has ‘Three Legs at Evening’? (The Elderly)

The Pension Research Council's Spring Symposium took place (virtually), which meant no semi-formal dinner with the sphinx at the University of Pennsylvania's museum. But the presentations of research papers were still well-worth hearing.
May 5, 2022

The ‘Retirement Income Consortium’ is Born

Eight financial giants formed the Retirement Income Consortium to promote income solutions in 401(k) plans and 'develop a vetted due diligence framework' for 'selection and monitoring' of those solutions.
April 28, 2022

Private Equity in the Life/Annuity Biz

Experts Tim Zawacki of S&P Global Market Intelligence, Rosemarie Mirabella of AM Best, and Jason Kehrberg of PolySystems presented data on “Private Equity and the Life Insurance Industry” at LIMRA's 2022 Life Insurance Conference...