In only about three years, Fidelity & Guaranty Life has leveraged the asset management skills of strategic partner Blackstone to become a major fixed indexed annuity provider. Blunt, F&G's CEO since 2019, explains exactly how F&G came so far so fast.
A team of analysts at the Aite Group offers tentative forecasts of the incoming Biden administration's impact on the regulation of the financial services industry in the US. The report covers wealth management, banking, health insurance and other sectors.
Available on Nov. 23, the eight new options add to the Dual Direction feature on Equitable's Structured Capital Strategies Plus buffered annuity.
The American Academy of Actuaries hosted a webinar on the implications of the SECURE Act last week. As one of the panelists, I gave a presentation on the Act's implications for life insurers who hope to market annuities to plan participants.
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