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LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) data shows that fixed annuities were the main driver of growth in 2018. This growth was fueled by indexed annuity sales reaching nearly $70 billion, this is over $10 billion higher than the prior record growth. Looking ahead, fixed annuities will remain in the spotlight, with indexed annuities positioned for significant growth in the next five years.  

Video Segments


2018 Annuity Results



High-Level Annuity Predictions



Indexed and Variable Annuities


In This Episode

In this episode LIMRA Research Director Alison Salka talks with Todd Giesing, LIMRA SRI annuity research director, about 2018 annuity market results and what LIMRA SRI expects in 2019 and beyond.

About LIMRA Unplugged

LIMRA Unplugged is a video podcast series designed to explore issues and trends within the financial services industry. The series combines LIMRA research with real-world insights to offer an in-depth understanding about market challenges and opportunities.

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