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Change is on Everyone’s Mind

Message from NAFA Last month, NAFA had the privilege of hosting 190 of its members from companies and vendors representing all aspects of fixed annuity distribution at the ...
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State Roundup

STATE OF THE STATES: A Mid-Year Review At the time of this writing—mid-June—the vast majority of state legislatures have adjourned for the year—and many states that ...
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2015 – The Year of the Fixed Annuity – Message from NAFA

The Way Forward NAFA will continue its mission and dedication to promoting the awareness and understanding of fixed annuities and their benefits to consumers. Noted ...
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BREAKING NEW GROUND WITH NATIONAL ANNUITY AWARENESS MONTH

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT In June, NAFA joined with the Coalition for Annuity Awareness and celebrated the inaugural June National Annuity Awareness Month with many educational ...

State Roundup

State Legislative Trends Related to Elder Financial Abuse/Exploitation Laws Most everyone in our industry is aware of the trials—both literally and figuratively—of California ...

Federal Roundup

Federal Government Affairs Update October 2013 DC Gridlock On October 1, the federal government shutdown for the first time in 17 years after the House and Senate were ...
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Behind the Scenes of Fixed Annuity Regulation

THE SAGA CONTINUES… THE INDUSTRY’S LEADING ADVOCATE, KIM O’BRIEN, PEELS BACK THE CURTAIN ON FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION Edited by Robert Billingham These days, ...
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Desperately Seeking GLWBs On Fixed Annuities

Since 2004, these benefits have practically become a requirement on the variable annuity (VA) sale. In fact, 84% of all VAs have opted for an optional GLWB1. Why? It is ...
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Aspen: A World-Class Location Hosts the 2013 NAFA IMO Summit

A View of St. Regis Resort, Aspen The 2013 NAFA IMO Summit will be held in the spectacular village of Aspen at the deluxe St. Regis resort on October 16-18, 2013. NAFA members ...
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Message from the President: 2013 Annuity Leadership Forum a Success

Annuity Industry Leaders Met in D.C. to Address Compliance, Regulatory and Government Relations Issues American author, Margaret Mead, once wrote, “Never doubt that a ...