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Lincoln Financial Launches New Annuity Products for RIAs

For clients looking for protected lifetime income, Lincoln Financial Group has two new products to offer: Lincoln Insured IncomeSM Advisory, a commission-free, single premium immediate annuity (SPIA) and Lincoln Deferred Income SolutionsSM Advisory, a commission-free deferred income annuity. According to a recent article from InsuranceNewsNet, these products are available through registered investment advisors (RIAs).  “Lincoln Insured IncomeSM Advisory and Lincoln Deferred Income... Read More

Purchasing a Variable Annuity Direct? Consider This First

Despite Vanguard’s exit from the variable annuity sales sector this summer, there are still a plethora of choices for consumers who are shopping for a variable annuity. But just because there are options doesn’t mean you can blindly select any of them. As always, it’s important that you do your homework and research the pros and cons of such a purchase, especially when buying directly. Here’s a look at some pointers on the process from the experts at Kiplinger Magazine. Variable... Read More

Vantis Life Launches New Annuity Line-up

Vantis Life Insurance Company, the leading direct-to-consumer life insurance provider, just announced the launch of a new series of annuity products that are available for online direct purchase.  According to a recent article from InuranceNewsNet, the two products are: TaxSaver Freedom® ROP - This is a fixed interest rate annuity complete with a safety of return of premium (ROP)  guarantee feature. Customers will enjoy access to their deposits at any time without a withdrawal... Read More

Pacific Life Offers New Annuity Benefit

Variable annuities from Pacific Life are designed to provide guaranteed lifetime income with growth potential, and a newly introduced optional benefit now offers protection in a volatile market too. According to a recent press release, Protected Investment Benefit provides 90% protection from investment declines and unlimited growth potential. The benefit, which is available for an additional cost, allows for broad investment choice with up to 80% equity exposure with investment time... Read More

Fixed Annuities: Facts vs Fears

In an effort to secure the financial resources to maintain a comfortable retirement lifestyle, many consumers are looking at fixed annuity products to compliment their 401(k), IRA and/or Social Security.  A fixed annuity offers a guaranteed interest rate and can be structured to pay out a lifetime income stream.  But there is still a lot of confusion about investing in an annuity, and with so much negativity about the products in media, it’s easy to understand why some are... Read More

Annuity Sales: Upward Trend May Be Coming to a Close

Second quarter annuity sales numbers are in and once again the products sold at a level unseen in more than a decade. According to a recent article from FinancialPlanning, while sales topped $60 billion, there’s a good chance that the upward trend is coming to a close.  LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute has claimed that lower interest rates will push down annuity sales for the remainder of the year. Fixed-rate deferred annuities might just be the hardest hit with the lower... Read More

Planning For and Protecting Your Retirement

According to a recent article from US News, 72% of Americans say that they think it’s important to protect retirement savings. And with more and more headlines reporting market volatility, that number could certainly increase. Safeguarding your nest egg requires an investor to consider both the current financial situation as well as future expectations. Evaluating retirement income needs, understanding risk tolerance, and planning for emergencies and tax liabilities are just a few steps... Read More

IRS Ruling Favors Fee-Based Annuities

UPDATED: August 27, 2019 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has become the fourth insurer to receive a tax ruling from the IRS allowing advisors to get their fees directly from the assets inside a client’s annuity contract, without creating any tax consequences. The ruling, which was passed down via private letter, applies to individual variable annuities held outside individual retirement accounts and indexed annuities that are filed as fixed insurance products and held... Read More

Jackson Updates Variable Annuity Suite, Teams With Fidelity

In an effort to streamline a slew of add-on options to its variable annuity line, Jackson National Life Insurance Company® has just announced several benefit updates. Among those updated include Perspective II and Perspective Advisory II, according to a recent Yahoo!Finance article.  In addition to the updates, Jackson also introduced LifeGuard Freedom Accelerator and Accelerator DB, two new benefits added to the Perspective family of VAs. LifeGuard Freedom Accelerator offers higher... Read More

Take Advantage Of Growth Opportunity and Risk Protection With Athene’s New Annuity Product

Athene USA has just launched a new registered index-linked annuity (RILA), and according to a recent InsuranceNewsNet article, the design features set it apart from other products in this fast-growing category. Athene® Amplify offers greater asset accumulation potential with a level of market protection that other products may not provide.  “Athene Amplify, our first registered index-linked annuity, is designed to become a preferred accumulation solution for investors seeking more... Read More

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