During the rulemaking, the DOL concluded that consumers needed protections from conflicted advice with respect to fixed indexed and variable annuities due
to their complexity and risk.
Most people have heard about stock market indexed annuities due
to advertisements by insurance companies.
Moneyfacts says that in the first few months after the change, insurers became more conservative about their pricing of annuities due
to uncertainty over the exact impact the new rules would have.
There has definitely been an increase in the need for fixed annuities due
to clients wanting income riders, safety and guarantees of principal.
Also in 2010, Centurion Life stopped issuing single premium deferred annuities due
to spread compression issues.
Similar to the payment calculations, the calculations to solve for the number of periods (n) for annuities depends on whether n is calculated in reference to a present value or a future value and whether the annuities are ordinary annuities or annuities due
The text provides inadequate coverage of key managerial accounting topics such as time value of money concepts, including no discussion on future value and annuities due
The site also includes explanations of certain life insurance products as well as annuities and LTC products; a crucial component for customers when purchasing annuities due
to the rampant misconceptions regarding the vehicles.
Glyn explains that health issues could also arise with increasing age, and many people now qualify for 'enhanced' annuities due
to their state of health.
The formulas for computing the future value of inflation-adjusted annuities due
and ordinary annuities can be derived by similar manipulations and adjustments of equations FV2 and FV4 (from Chapter 32).