A Dutch pension administrator hopes a mildly racy comic book will help educate its plans' younger bus drivers and railway workers.
Shopping for an annuity, like shopping for a car, involves questions about the manufacturer of the product. Do their products perform as expected? Will service quality be high? Are they likely to stay in business? We show you where to look for answers.
At the LIMRA annual conference in Boston earlier this week, MIT economist James Poterba described how low interest rates make saving for retirement more of a challenge.
Speakers Wade Pfau and Curtis Cloke showed planners at the Financial Planning Association's 2019 conference in Minneapolis that income annuities can provide growth as well as protection.
The "at retirement" market for annuities in the U.K. topped £14 billion in 2008 and is expected to reach about £23 billion in five years.
“Given the turbulent economic climate and the shift of financial risk to individuals, people need help,” said Center Director Alicia Munnell.
A third of those polled, up from 20% in the second quarter, said their account balances have recovered to their Jan. 1 levels or expect them to recover in two to five years.
The SEC voted Sept.17 to address conflicts of interest, reveal rating shopping, and promote accountability.
Consultants want asset managers who provide consistent investment performance without “surprises.”
Only 10% of employers would support an “employer mandate” that required them to provide health insurance to employees.
Perspective Rewards pays a 6% bonus on first-year premiums under $100,000 and 8% on higher ones.
The Destinations VA offers an optional 0.10% uptick in the lifetime payout rate for each of the first ten contract years or until a withdrawal.
Part 2 of a two-part essay on the dark side of Boomer retirement. Discretion is advised.