Since the financial meltdown of 2008, deferred annuity sales have surged to new highs led by variable annuities, followed by indexed annuities. Even fixed annuity sales, which have trailed the other two due to low fixed yields, have seen resurgence. All three types of deferred annuities are recipients of the huge outflows of money from […]

Due, in large part, to stock market volatility and the continued uncertainty of the economy, annuity sales are seeing resurgence as more people shift towards a “capital preservation” mentality. A good portion of the outflows from stock and bond mutual funds have been finding their way into fixed annuities as havens from the chaos and […]