15| The salesperson that sells you mutual funds most likely does not sell fixed or indexed annuities
Becker says that a primary goal of fixed indexed annuities
is to protect retirement assets.
Meanwhile, Sheryl Moore, president and chief executive officer of Moore Market Intelligence, said indexed annuities
remain protected from securities regulation by "Safe Harbor 151.
It seems that every agent I speak with blames the historical low interest rates for their declining sales of fixed and indexed annuities
Waiting for interest rates to return to normal before investing in fixed indexed annuities
may not be in the best interest of clients.
The affirmation of the ratings recognizes FLIC s strong risk-adjusted capitalization, consistently positive statutory and GAAP earnings, its growing presence in the senior market through its niche pre-need life insurance and retirement based fixed indexed annuities
and its evolving product diversification.
Court of Appeals in the summer of 2010--would have defined indexed annuities
as securities and moved them from the state's hands into the purview of the federal government.
operating subsidiary, Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company, a Delaware-domiciled insurer focused on retail fixed and indexed annuity sales and reinsurance ("Athene Annuity"), will result in the second largest issuer of fixed indexed annuities
in the United States.
The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) brings together a consortium of life insurance companies with a commitment to providing consumers, the media, regulators and industry professionals complete and factual information about the use of indexed annuities
Q3 SALES OVERVIEW Indexed annuities
: $10 BILLION In Q3 2013, indexed annuities
grew 9% from the previous quarter and 15% from Q3 2012.
After having released the first quarter sales numbers for indexed annuities
, the press began acting like Chicken Little.
Fixed indexed annuities
(FIAs) may provide the right balance for clients who are seeking the security of guaranteed retirement income and the ability to enjoy market upside potential without significant loss of control or downside principal risk.