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Although 84 percent of Americans consider it important to have a guaranteed monthly paycheck in retirement, only 14 percent have purchased an annuity that will ensure lifetime income, according to a survey...

 

The insurance industry is no longer a state-based system and is becoming subject to international standards, Deloitte says...

 

The cost of long-term care, as well as longevity risk, have huge impacts on the amount of the gap, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute...

 

More than one-fifth of companies that sponsor a defined benefit (DB) retirement plan say they are considering buying annuities to fund a portion of their obligations to the plan participants...

 
Life Insurance Protection with the Option to Accelerate the Death Benefit

After pulling out of the guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit (GLWB) market four years ago, MetLife wants to get back into the game...

 

A group of Catholic dioceses, a Christian college and private employers argued that the Affordable Care Act forces them to “trigger” the insurance coverage provision for contraceptive services, which they oppose on religious grounds. A federal appeals court disagreed...

 
Life Insurance Protection with the Option to Accelerate the Death Benefit