Annuities http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en A Fee-Based Annuity for the DOL Era? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fee-based-annuity-dol-era <div class="node-body blog-body">Great American Life touts a DOL-compliant annuity, how HNW investors invest and why Ric Edelman isn't sweating the presidential election.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fee-based-annuity-dol-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fee-based-annuity-dol-era#comments Industry People Alternative Investments Blogs Annuities High Net Worth The Daily Brief Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 1330471 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Puzzler: How Smart Are You About Annuities? http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/puzzler-how-smart-are-you-about-annuities <div class="node-body gallery-body">Annuities have been around for a long time. This quiz will tell you if you have mastered the basics of this essential investment vehicle. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/puzzler-how-smart-are-you-about-annuities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/puzzler-how-smart-are-you-about-annuities#comments Retirement Solutions With Annuities Alternative Investments Annuities Games Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1297821 at http://wealthmanagement.com Annuities Group Files Suit to Stop DOL Rule http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/annuities-group-files-suit-stop-dol-rule <div class="node-body article-body">A trade group for fixed annuity providers seeks an injunction against the DOL's fiduciary rule, alleging that it will cause irreparable harm to its members, which include insurance companies, independent marketing organizations and individual producers.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/annuities-group-files-suit-stop-dol-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/annuities-group-files-suit-stop-dol-rule#comments Legal Annuities Fri, 03 Jun 2016 16:52:00 +0000 1200521 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Case for Hybrid Corporate Pensions http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/case-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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/case-hybrid-corporate-pensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/case-hybrid-corporate-pensions#comments Retirement Solutions With Annuities Social Security Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 16 Mar 2016 18:10:00 +0000 1135301 at http://wealthmanagement.com <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 http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/portfolio-preferred-stock-will-provide-life-income-superior-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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/portfolio-preferred-stock-will-provide-life-income-superior-equivalent-life-annuity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/portfolio-preferred-stock-will-provide-life-income-superior-equivalent-life-annuity#comments Retirement Solutions With Annuities Income Investing Strategy Annuities Equities Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:56:00 +0000 1134991 at http://wealthmanagement.com Harnessing the Opportunities with Big Data to Grow Annuities http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/harnessing-opportunities-big-data-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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/harnessing-opportunities-big-data-grow-annuities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/harnessing-opportunities-big-data-grow-annuities#comments Annuities Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:46:00 +0000 1122971 at http://wealthmanagement.com whyframestudio/iStock/Thinkstock Are Retirement Plan Sponsors Too Afraid of Longevity Annuities? http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/are-retirement-plan-sponsors-too-afraid-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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/are-retirement-plan-sponsors-too-afraid-longevity-annuities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/are-retirement-plan-sponsors-too-afraid-longevity-annuities#comments NAPA 401k Summit Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:14:00 +0000 1104511 at http://wealthmanagement.com Could A Tontine Be Superior To Today’s Lifetime Annuity Income Products? http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/could-tontine-be-superior-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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/could-tontine-be-superior-today-s-lifetime-annuity-income-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/could-tontine-be-superior-today-s-lifetime-annuity-income-products#comments Nerd's Eye View Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:01:00 +0000 1097501 at http://wealthmanagement.com Understanding Longevity Insurance – How A Longevity Annuity Fits Into A Retirement Income Portfolio http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/understanding-longevity-insurance-how-longevity-annuity-fits-retirement-income-p <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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/understanding-longevity-insurance-how-longevity-annuity-fits-retirement-income-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/understanding-longevity-insurance-how-longevity-annuity-fits-retirement-income-p#comments Nerd's Eye View Annuities Retirement Planning Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:01:00 +0000 1091141 at http://wealthmanagement.com Vital Questions on Variable Annuities http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/vital-questions-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> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/vital-questions-variable-annuities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/vital-questions-variable-annuities#comments AdviceIQ Annuities Retirement Planning Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:59:00 +0000 1075781 at http://wealthmanagement.com Digital Vision./Photodisc/Thinkstock