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Annuity Sales at Lowest Level Since 2005

Financial Planning News

Thu, 21 Mar 2013

"Interest rates are having a large impact on overall annuity sales," says Catherine Theroux, director of Public Relations at LIMRA. "For fixed annuities, people are less inclined to lock in rates at this level."

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