Articles tagged "annuities"


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Decades-old stench of annuity sales and deception hangs heavy, but very 2018 efforts by DPL, Nationwide, Allianz and others offer whiff of hope of cracking the RIA market

As RIAs kick stockbroker butt, old-line insurers like Nationwide are taking the RIA fee-based and open-architecture model seriously -- because they have to -- and target the $2 trillion fixed-income aspect of RIA portfolios.

December 5, 2018 — 8:40 PM UTC

LPL Financial's $28 million cash purchase of AdvisoryWorld solves one big problem: Now it can make sure the proposal software includes annuities in its proposals

The Fort Mill, S.C.-based IBD is the No. 1 annuity distributor in the United States but it still cranks out proposals focused on stock/bond allocations

December 4, 2018 — 10:46 PM UTC

Not without criticism, TD Ameritrade opens an 'insurance agency' for RIAs that want to provide annuities

Schwab says it will also use more annuities to meet the swelling demand for retirement income but Jefferson National's CEO questions the custodians' focus on traditional annuities

September 28, 2012 — 4:19 PM UTC

The ABCs of doing due diligence on fixed income annuities

State regulators are stepping up as the SEC, reigned in by Dodd Frank, retreats on regulation of fixed income annuities

March 18, 2011 — 1:44 PM UTC
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