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The passage of H.R. 4173 and the defeat of Rule 151A ensured that regulatory control over FIA's would remain squarely in the hands of the insurance industry.
This article will bring you up-to-date on the state of the income rider and answer any questions you might have about when to use them and how to choose them.
Developing a marketing plan will help you establish exactly who you are, who you are trying to reach and what you are trying to accomplish.
In a recent study, two-thirds of advisors reported that clients are taking the lead and asking about annuities, rather than the advisor bringing up the idea.
We recently conducted a survey of 80 annuity producers in an effort to learn more about their goals, sales methods and training interests.
According to a recent study, 51% of pre-retirees and retirees had not been contacted by any kind of retirement professional in the last year.
Responding proactively to a crisis will calm client fears and reinforce your value as an advisor. Learn how to build your crisis communications plan.
Recent enhancements have strengthened the Income Advantage Calculator as a powerful point-of-sale presentation piece.
People who still haven’t recovered from a 30% or 40% loss in 2008 just watched their portfolios suffer another double-digit loss.
One well-known strategy for creating a steady income stream is annuity laddering or buckets.
Your clients may not realize that how much they lose during a market downturn may not be nearly as important as when the loss occurs.
Last week, AARP launched a new Social Security calculator designed to help people estimate their Social Security benefits and determine the best time to claim.
Another official government report supports the use of annuities as a hedge against longevity and market volatility.
Sales of indexed annuities were only up a disappointing 1% in the first quarter of 2011, according to LIMRA.
Get statistics on Boomers' attitudes on everything from retirement to annuities to their advisors.