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New Variable Annuity From MetLife Improves Outlook

According to NASDAQ article "Positive Outlook for MetLife Annuity Sales," the Trefis Team says that MetLife's new variable annuity has accounted for over a $1 billion in sales in just one year.  MetLife teamed up with Fidelity Investments to offer the MetLife Growth and Guaranteed Income (MGGI) variable annuity, which is very popular among investors.  MetLife offers many different annuities, insurance products and retirement plans.  Their main competition comes from Prudential, AIG and... Read More

Prudential is Annuity Leader in Japan

Analysts from Citigroup changed their tune about Prudential's outlook going into the future, according to Annuity News Journal's Steve Thompson.  In the article "Prudential Outlook Brighter According to Citigroup," we learn that the acquisition of two of AIG's Japanese units is likely to be beneficial for Prudential.  Japanese investors who were worried about the value of their annuity products and life insurance with AIG are confident in the security that Prudential now brings to them. ... Read More

Top 20 Sellers of Total, Fixed, & Variable Annuities

LIMRA just released annuity sales results from the fourth quarter of 2010 and the total year results, according to Ruthie Ackerman's article in the Financial Times. "Who Were the Top 20 Annuity Writers in 2010?" summarizes the top sellers.  Total annuity sales were published along with totals for sales of variable annuities and fixed annuities.  Of the top 20, half of them had sales increases over the previous year.  The top three sellers of variable annuities reached sales records, while... Read More

Prudential & AIG Contribute to Variable Annuity Gains

Prudential Financial Inc. and American International Group Inc. contributed to the United States' largest variable annuity sales increase since 2007.  According to Bloomberg's "Variable-Annuity Sales Rise 11% as Prudential, AIG Post Gains" by Inyoung Hwang, the $35.5 billion in sales was an increase of 11% for the second quarter of this year.  Prudential sold $5.3 billion of variable annuities to capture the top spot in sales.  This was a huge increase from their $3.38 billion in sales... Read More

Variable Annuity Sales Help Prudential

Prudential Financial Inc. and Jackson National Life Insurance Company have seen a large increase in their variable annuity sales through banks.  Prudential has seen the majority of their overall growth come from new channels of distribution, rather than their past sales channels.  Their second quarter variable annuity sales were $5.31 billion, which was an increase from $3.37 billion in the first quarter of this year.  While they saw a decline in their fixed annuity sales and after-tax... Read More

401k Annuities Rollovers Part of Obama's Recommendations

In the Chicago Sun-TImes, David Roeder describes why there is "Little payoff seeking the next Google."  He summarizes some of the latest financial news and goings-on.  Financial guys on TV always seem to be looking for the next company that will start from nothing and skyrocket to success, like Google or Apple.  But looking into the past 10 or so years, the companies with the highest expected growth potential actually had the worst annualized returns.  It seems that the lowest expectations... Read More

Fixed Annuities Booming Thanks to Your Bailout

In "AIG Learns It's All in the Name" from FinancialPlanning.com, we learn that taxpayers' bailout dollars have helped AIG bounce back faster than many expected.  American International Group is one of the few insurance companies that has successfully come back from the financial mess it was in through creative branding.  It's subsidiary was previously named AIG Annuity Insurance Co. but was switched this year to Western National Life Insurance Co.  That distancing from the tarnished brand... Read More

Fixed Annuity Sales Results

According to a press release by Beacon Research, fixed annuity sales estimates in the U.S. for the first quarter of this year were $34.9 billion.  The Fixed Annuity Premium Study comprised of data from 53 insurance companies, which account for about 86% of this market.  This sales number was not only the highest since 2003 when the study was first completed, but was also 78% higher than the same quarter last year. The four types of annuities assessed ranked in sales high to low starting... Read More

Kiplinger’s: Don’t Worry About AIG Annuities

In Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, Kimberly Lankford advised individuals with annuities or life insurance policies from AIG to sit tight. Despite the well-publicized struggles of its other divisions, the life insurance subsidiaries are mostly unaffected and currently have an A rating from A.M. Best (under review with negative implications).  State capital requirements mean that AIG has enough money in reserve to pay claims. Variable annuities from AIG (e.g. the Vanguard variable... Read More

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