Brookstone Capital Management Named to the Financial Times 300 Top RIA List

WHEATON, IL – July 9, 2014 – Brookstone Capital Management (BCM) announced that it has recently been named to the inaugural 2014 Financial Times 300 Top RIA List. Founded ...

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Tax Reform The Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee are both in the process of crafting comprehensive tax reform proposals. In the Senate, Chairman ...
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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 ...

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The 2012 Election dust has settled and it appears to have produced “status quo” results in terms of the overall balance of power in Washington. Currently, Congress ...

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NAFA Meets with Senior Administration Officials on Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract Proposed Rule In August, NAFA’s President and CEO, Kim O’Brien, along with NAFA’s ...

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NAFA June Washington D.C. Conference a Success! NAFA’s Annuity Leadership Forum was a big success, with over 100 folks attending the Washington, D.C. event. The conference ...

The Outlook for The Consumer Gold Standard of Care – Suitability

Unquestionably, discussions are escalating in Washington, D.C. and across the country regarding fiduciary standards of care being applied to sales made by broker-dealers. ...

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NAFA Submits Comments on Administration’s Longevity Annuity Proposed Rule NAFA’s last issue of Annuity Outlook reported that the Treasury Department, in early February, ...

Waiting Game: Update on the New Fiduciary Standard

“An SEC fiduciary rule has the potential to bring so many unintended consequences it shouldn’t be rushed into.” – NAIFA President, Robert Miller On March 29, ...

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Tax Reforms The partisan debate over the budget and reducing the national debt continues. Policymakers are looking at all tax policy, and we know life insurance and annuity ...