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Dr. Wade Pfau, PhD, CFA® recently partnered with inStream to create a portfolio simulator tool that incorporates fixed indexed annuities as an asset class. The tool allows users to compare hypothetical performance of traditional portfolios against those that also include allocations to fixed indexed annuities (FIAs). In his research, Dr. Pfau deployed FIAs as a...
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New Index-Linked Variable Annuities offer Upside Potential with Two Options for Downside Protection San Francisco, CA – April 12, 2018 – RetireOne®, the leading independent platform for fee-based insurance solutions, announced a partnership with Great-West Financial to offer their first-of-its-kind, fee-based Index-Linked Variable Annuity (ILVA). “With the addition of index-linked variable annuities to our platform,...
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Prudential’s recent research study found that about half (51%) of retirees retired earlier than planned. While early retirement may seem like welcome news, only 23% retired earlier than planned because they either had enough money to retire, wanted to retire, or were tired of working. Forty-six percent of those who retired earlier than expected did...
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Business is booming for discount brokerages. But this time the players driving the boom aren’t day traders chasing dot-com riches. They are independent financial professionals known as registered investment advisers who manage rosters of typically affluent clients and trade on their behalf with the assets held at the brokerage firms. By 2020, research firm Cerulli...
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Jackson National’s first combined research report with IRI, “The Language of Retirement,” is a study of financial consultants and consumers. It aims to gauge how Americans of various ages evaluate their financial preparedness for retirement, their familiarity with and viewpoints toward various financial products, and the financial strategies they’re most likely to employ as they...
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The technology with the most radical impact on advisors’ businesses isn’t robo-advisors, according to Ric Edelman, founder and executive chairman of Edelman Financial Services in ThinkAdvisor. It’s the exponential technologies they may know little or nothing about. Exponential “sciences and technologies are going to alter virtually every aspect of life on the planet,” Edelman told...
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San Francisco, CA – August 3, 2017 – Aria Retirement Solutions, provider of the RetireOne platform, today announced the appointment of Thomas F. Streiff as an independent director of the firm. Most recently Tom was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Retirement Income Products and Distribution for TIAA-CREF & Nuveen. “Tom has a unique...
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Greenwood Village, CO – July 25, 2017 – Great-West Financial and Aria Retirement Solutions today announced that “Great-West Smart Track® Advisor Variable Annuity” is now available on Aria’s RetireOne™ platform through the firm’s extensive reach to fee-based advisors. This unique variable annuity seeks to provide investment advisors with a flexible and customizable solution for clients seeking...
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Addressing customers’ desires for simplicity, flexibility and cost efficiency in their retirement planning, Transamerica has made enhancements to the Transamerica Income Edge living benefit rider, along with launching two new lower cost investment options. Changes to the optional living benefit include a fee reduction, along with shortening the waiting period from five years down to...
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Lincoln, NE – May 31, 2017 – Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. (Ameritas) and RetireOne today announced an agreement to distribute Ameritas fee-based life insurance and annuity products through RetireOne’s Fiduciary Solutions Concierge desk, an innovative service platform offering advisors easy access and management on behalf of their clients. The alliance connects fee-based registered investment advisors (RIAs) with...
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