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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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Message from the President

Typically, we use this space to provide the outlook for fixed annuities. However, since this is our membership renewal season, we will take the opportunity to provide a ...

Industry FAQs About Fixed Indexed Universal Life

Each issue, NAFA Annuity Outlook will explore the hottest ideas that either assist in your fixed annuity sales, or supplement your understanding of complementary products ...
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How Do Index Annuities Pay Interest?

In a fixed rate annuity you place your money with an insurance company, and they invest this money, earn a return, and after subtracting their costs, they pay you the stated ...
Fixed Annuity Landscape

The Fixed Annuity Landscape: What a Difference a Year Makes

Low rates, Hartford’s exit and continued regulatory uncertainty made first quarter 2012 a difficult one for the fixed annuity industry, in spite of the ratings agencies’ ...
Kim O'Brien, President & CEO, NAFA

Message from the President

This October 17-19, the nation’s leading IMOs will gather in Scottsdale to share business ideas, network, and discuss the future of their distribution channel. To borrow ...

NAFA Announces Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Fixed Annuity Industry

The National Association for Fixed Annuities (NAFA) announced the opening of nominations for its Bo Johnson Spirit Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes ...

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 ...