July 24, 2019

Researchers Propose Including Annuities as a Default in 401(k)s

An analysis found defaulting a portion of balances in deferred income annuities (DIAs) would boost income for retirees later in life, and researchers offered suggestions for implementation by defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors.
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Retirement Security Bills May Drive Opportunities for Life/Annuity Players: A.M. Best

The SECURE Act, currently with the US Senate after being passed by the US House of Representatives, is expected to create additional market opportunities for the retirement and employee benefits industries.
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No, Really, This Time is Different in Retirement Income

“This time is different.” We’ve heard it before. We heard it when technology stocks were skyrocketing in the late 90s, and then just before the real estate bubble burst a decade ago.
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