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IRI Second-Quarter 2014 Annuity Sales Report: Industry-Wide Sales at Highest Level in Three Years

Indexed Annuities Power Fixed Annuity Sales to Five-Year High; Variable Annuity Sales Up from First Quarter WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) ...
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The State of the States

NAFA spends many hours each day working with state regulators and those influencing public policy to promote a healthy sales environment that protects consumers. NAFA also ...

3-Mentors Wins Prestigious Allianz Rourke’s Raiders Rookie Award

   3-Mentors Wins Prestigious Allianz Rourke’s Raiders Rookie Award FMO Recognized for Commitment to Suitability, Coaching Programs and Continued Growth Suwanee, GA. ...
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Charitable Planning – Why You Should Add Charitable Planning to Your Practice

Amid predicted tax hikes and anticipated market volatility, with 85% of clients already giving to charity, charitable planning remains a largely untapped opportunity for ...
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Fixed Annuity Premium Study

Third Quarter 2012 Fixed Annuity Sales Economic Conditions: The economy improved in third quarter. GDP growth quickened sequentially. Unemployment declined. Equities ...
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The Key to Income Riders

Income riders were first introduced on variable annuities as a way of providing a guaranteed income off of an asset that was subject to market ups and downs. The idea was ...

The Issuer Landscape is Changing

Some insurance companies are exiting the U.S. fixed rate/indexed (and variable) annuity market, including Hartford, Old Mutual RBC and Sun Life. Profitability issues related ...

4-0 No Losses for FIA Customers Despite Carrier Struggles, Index Annuity Owners Always Win

On May 8, 2012, Shenandoah Life Insurance exited Virginia state receivership and became a subsidiary of the Prosperity Life Insurance Group LLC. Shenandoah Life Insurance ...

You Can Get a Decent Rate of Growth If…

Will Annuity Agents Branch Out to Sell Single Premium Whole Life? It is no mystery what most clients want from the financial experts in their life. They want those experts ...

Fast Annuity Facts

Fixed Annuity Complaints from Consumers Remain Low Milwaukee, WI (January 9, 2012) – Updated statistics released by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ...