8%, encompassing the combined mortality risk, expense risk and administrative charges for the vast majority of variable annuities
The Retirement Income Specialists will add to the success of the current wholesaling team who will continue to provide bank representatives with products, marketing support and sales training for the entire family of New York Life annuities
distributed through banks.
are mutual funds with some wrappers on them, and are not immune to the examination that mutual funds have been experiencing recently, said Stephan Christiansen, director of research at Conning Research & Consulting.
No two investors are alike, and HD Lifetime Five, coupled with our other leading optional living benefits, provides investors approaching or in The Retirement Red Zone(R)Cothe five years before and after retirementCowith a full array of products designed to help solve their diverse retirement planning needs," says Jac Herschler, vice president of Marketing for Prudential Annuities
mainly focuses on the sale of variable annuities
"as these wealth accumulation products are a good strategic fit with the portfolio of products and services offered to clients through" Merrill Lynch's financial advisers, according to A.
Please see current product and underlying investment portfolio prospectuses for more complete information about Jefferson National's variable annuities
and the underlying investment portfolios.
John Fenton, a principal in the life insurance practice at Tillinghast Towers-Perrin, said that fixed annuities
are likely to "hold their own" in a continuing low-interest-rate environment as interest shifts to variable annuities
MetLife Investors offers an array of retirement income products and options with an emphasis on product flexibility," said Paul Sylvester, National Sales Manager of Annuities
and Long-Term Care, MetLife Investors.
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That's because the people who buy non-qualified variable annuities
are likely to still have money available for them, and because insurers would likely sell more variable annuities
within the new accounts, according to Noel Abkemeier, consulting actuary and principal at the Virginia office of Milliman & Robertson.
This rate is based on rates established and published by the Committee on Gift Annuities
, 2401 Cedar Springs, Dallas, Tex.
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by the largest firms in the industry.