Market trends have altered the benefits of several annuity products, and Morningstar's Kevin Loffredi examines what retirees should know before investing in these vehicles.
Morningstar retirement expert David Blanchett covers the pros and cons associated with the key longevity insurance products.
Christine Benz says investors should consider the annuity type, other tax-sheltered vehicles, liquidity needs, and fees.
If you actually buy an annuity inside your IRA or Roth IRA, a whole new set of minimum distribution rules applies to that annuity, says noted retirement planner Natalie Choate.
Consumers may be wary of life and annuity products as they confront more immediate financial concerns, according to the Deloitte Center for Financial Services.
Athene Holding Ltd., a life insurance holding company that focuses primarily on fixed and equity indexed annuities, agreed to acquire Aviva USA Corp. for $1.8 billion on Friday.
The question naturally arises from Canadian life insurer Sun Life Financial’s decision to unload its U.S. annuity business for $1.35 billion, and recent shakeups in the annuity business.
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