This study, an update of an earlier investigation, examines the utilization of guaranteed living benefits for over 1.6 million variable annuity (VA) contracts that were either sold during or in force as of 2006. Nineteen VA companies participated. This report summarizes some of the key findings; a more detailed report is available to participating companies.
During the tumultuous market of 2008, did variable annuity owners use their guaranteed living benefits? Find out from this study of the utilization of guaranteed living benefits, based on over 2.7 million variable annuity contracts that were either sold during 2008 or were in force as of 2008.
This study examines the utilization of guaranteed living benefits for over 2 million variable annuity contracts that were either sold during or in force as of 2007. Nineteen companies participated.
WINDSOR, Conn., May 21, 2014 — Total annuity sales improved 11 percent in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the first quarter of 2013, totaling $57.7 billion according to the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute.
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WINDSOR, Conn., Aug. 18, 2014 — Total U.S. annuity sales reached $61.4 billion in second quarter, improving eight percent from prior year.
This MarketScan asked companies whether or not they pay compensation for annuitization of deferred annuities. If so, what factors impact the amount of compensation? Are companies altering compensation for other retirement-income-generating options? Nine companies participated in this survey.
Lower Interest Rates Impact Fixed Annuity Sales WINDSOR, Conn., Nov. 18, 2014—Total U.S. annuity sales reached $58.2 billion in the third quarter, falling two percent from prior year.