Annuities en The Case for Hybrid Corporate Pensions <div class="field-byline"> Charles E.F. Millard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We urgently need a better retirement system, and luckily it's still possible to develop one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Social Security Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 16 Mar 2016 18:10:00 +0000 1135301 at <p>Make retirement great again.</p> Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images A Portfolio Of Preferred Stock Will Provide Life Income Superior To An Equivalent Life Annuity <div class="node-body article-body">Preferred stock have features that make them attractive to an income investor and features that create income risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Income Investing Strategy Annuities Equities Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:56:00 +0000 1134991 at Harnessing the Opportunities with Big Data to Grow Annuities <div class="field-byline"> Barbara Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> Big data can be the catalyst for a surge in annuity business for broker-dealers. But will firms seize the opportunity? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Big data can be the catalyst for a surge in annuity business for broker-dealers. But will firms seize the opportunity?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Annuities Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:46:00 +0000 1122971 at whyframestudio/iStock/Thinkstock Are Retirement Plan Sponsors Too Afraid of Longevity Annuities? <div class="node-body article-body">Qualified longevity annuity contracts in workplace retirement plans have been given the green light by regulators, and arguably are a dramatic benefit to participants. So why aren’t more of them in the market? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NAPA 401k Summit Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:14:00 +0000 1104511 at Could A Tontine Be Superior To Today’s Lifetime Annuity Income Products? <div class="node-body article-body">Similar to an annuity, a tontine provides payments that include both a return on capital and mortality credits stacked on top.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nerd's Eye View Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:01:00 +0000 1097501 at Understanding Longevity Insurance – How A Longevity Annuity Fits Into A Retirement Income Portfolio <div class="node-body article-body">One of the hardest risks to manage in retirement is the uncertainty of longevity &ndash; how long the retiree will live, and therefore how long of a retirement time horizon needs to be planned for. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nerd's Eye View Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:01:00 +0000 1091141 at Vital Questions on Variable Annuities <div class="node-body article-body">Is a variable annuity right for you and your retirement income needs? Ask these seven questions before buying.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AdviceIQ Annuities Retirement Planning Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:59:00 +0000 1075781 at Digital Vision./Photodisc/Thinkstock Social Security: The Best Annuity Money Can Buy <div class="node-body article-body">A final frame for viewing the Social Security claiming decision is as an annuity purchase. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retirement Researcher Annuities Retirement Planning Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:54:00 +0000 1037381 at zimmytws/iStock/Thinkstock Senator Warren Says Life Insurers Admit To Offering 'Kickbacks' <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said 13 major U.S. life insurers had admitted to using incentives such as expensive vacations and gifts, which could encourage agents "to put their own interests ahead of their clients."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Annuities Insurance Tue, 27 Oct 2015 21:07:00 +0000 1023181 at Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images A History of Being Wrong <div class="node-body blog-body">Predicting calamity for the financial markets is a regular sport. Some even manage to turn doomsaying into a profitable gig selling newsletters, gold vaults and investment strategies meant to survive the fiscal collapse. But how often are these pundits right?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Blogs Annuities College Planning High Net Worth The Daily Brief Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 947681 at