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A new white paper by Roger Ibbotson is a major endorsement of fixed indexed annuities (FIAs), urging advisors to consider them as an alternative in today’s low interest rate environment.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of Labor (DOL) have agreed to delay the Best Interest Standard until July 1, 2019. What does this mean for advisors?
No matter the industry, everyone’s talking about the importance of the customer experience. But the insurance and financial planning industries especially need to pay attention, according to several trade publications reporting on critical trends in the new year.
Certain fixed indexed annuity solutions can offer a crediting strategy that cuts RMDs. Introduce the saw-tooth strategy to clients and help them keep more funds in qualified accounts.
The Department of Labor has announced a 60-day extension of the implementation of the fiduciary rule. Advisors will be treated as fiduciaries beginning on June 9, 2017 rather than April 10, 2017 as originally scheduled.
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Join Kevin Lockwood from Global Atlantic & Debra Schmidt from SMS to learn about Income 150 + Fixed Index Annuity from Global Atlantic.
Annexus announced the arrival of BCA Elevate, its next-generation fixed indexed annuity product suite, on Aug. 10, 2016.
SMS' Jon Summers Discusses How to Successfully Position FIAs.
The DOL fiduciary rule will be a hot topic throughout 2016. SMS is watching legislative and marketplace developments, and will keep you informed.
The implications of the 2016 budget are significant for your clients since it contains some sweeping revisions to Social Security.
Great news! Senior Market Sales' agent E&O insurance program will renew on September 1 with no premium increases since 2009!
SMS has partnered with Broadridge Advisor Solutions, the leading provider of sales, education and client communications services.
A new SMS white paper finds that financial and insurance professionals should make Medicare and Social Security the foundation of retirement planning.
More than 100 agents and advisors from all the over the country were in Omaha for the fourth annual Sales Forum held June 10 – 12, 2015.