Hit the Gas

Are contingent deferred annuities getting in gear or just spinning their wheels? The recent debate among state insurance commissioners as to the regulatory status of contingent deferred annuities has focused advisors’ attention on new solutions that, if demand takes off, could significantly boost the market for insurance products in the retirement income planning space. Such … Continue reading

Annuities 101

Don’t understand annuities? Join the club — they’re complicated products. This starter’s guide offers up the basics for life insurance producers interested in adding annuities to their offerings. Annuities can be extremely multifaceted, which makes it all the more important for financial service professionals to understand them, inside and out. This beginner’s guide to the … Continue reading