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Variable annuity sales up big among independent broker-dealers

Interest-rate environment, growth of buffered annuities and loss of the DOL fiduciary rule helped grow sales by $3.7 billion last year.


Indexed annuity sales projected to grow nearly 40% by 2023

Continued market volatility and rising interest rates will push fixed annuities to new highs, Limra estimates.


New annuities starting to address RMDs

Allianz's new indexed annuity could be a forerunner for how insurers will seek to keep assets in-house as baby boomers are forced to withdraw retirement savings.


Jackson National loses top annuity sales spot to AIG

A surge in fixed and indexed annuity sales last year helped AIG boost its annuity sales by $4.1 billion.


Ameriprise offloads $1.7 billion in fixed annuities

Firm is trying to shift its business mix, freed up $200 million in capital.


ACLI comes off bench to support legislation requiring employers offer access to retirement plans

Life insurance organization argues automatic plans would be 'marketplace solution,' not big government.


Risk-averse investors push advisers to their creative limits

Financial advisers get creative to keep their conservative clients from losing ground to inflation.


Insurers create pain points for advisers and clients

Increasing costs for customers and trying to get out of contractual guarantees have become commonplace for insurers.


Ohio National extends variable annuity buyout offer

The VAs are at the heart of an ongoing dispute with brokers and broker-dealers over canceled trail commissions.


Fixed annuity sales smash previous record

Rising interest rates and a volatile stock market pushed 2018 sales to a record, including all-time-high indexed annuity sales.


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