QLACs Take Flight, But Will They Soar?

Taxable distributions from qualified longevity annuity contracts can be deferred until as late as age 85. But how popular will they be, and will they be used for longevity risk protection or as a tax strategy?

Who Rules the Top 1%?

Private businesses and partnerships lead most often to the top wealth brackets in the U.S., new research shows. In this edition of Research Roundup, we bring you summaries of research on variable annuity sales, the Fed's response to the March 2020 crash, and more.

The Sacrificial Payroll Tax

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.

An Income-Generating ‘Collar’

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?
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RetirePreneur: Sheryl J. Moore

The founder of Moore Market Intelligence and Wink, Ms. Moore has established herself as one of the most widely respected, quoted and enthusiastic authorities on fixed indexed annuities.
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