What do you get when you splice together a life insurance policy and an immediate annuity?
A reversionary annuity. Yes, that’s a mouthful, but it carries some of the advantages of each and is ideal for certain kinds of clients....More
Just a small segment of the advisor industry accounts for most of the sales of variable annuities in the U.S., so for insurers who are concerned about the long-term growth of the industry, getting more advisors on board to peddle their products is critical...More
Life insurers have watched their investment portfolios tank, their variable annuity business bleed cash, and many of them are being downgraded by the credit ratings agencies for the first time in years...More
If you are like most financial advisors, you probably don’t know a thing about private placement life insurance. But maybe you should. A growing number of ultra-wealthy investors are using it as a legal means to avoid paying income taxes on their gains in hedge funds—and other alternative investments....More
Hey I just quit my job as an assistant to an FA (long story...)
Was thinking of going into the insurance side, and then use it as a leverage to get in the training program of a canadian bank on the investment side.
I talked to insurance agents at my old firm, commission seem to be comparable and the market larger yet it seems the investment side attracts far more applicants.
So what made you choose insurance over invesment? Did anyone make the transition from insurance to getting investment-liscenced properly?...More
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Wunderlich Securities, Janney Montgomery Scott, Rothschild and Schechter Wealth Management boosted their ranks recently with fresh recruits, while others like Chase and NFP promoted executives from within to take on new responsibilities....More
Federal and state prosecutors, as well as several New York law firms, have put the screws to advisors this week. Back in the U.S., a former stockbroker who fled prosecution for a pump-and-dump scheme was hit with a 7-year jail sentence this week, while FINRA and Massachusetts levied multi-million fines against some of the biggest independent broker-dealers....More