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Sales of Variable Annuities Fall, But Prices Increase

Despite a 15% drop in sales of variable annuities over the past year, Matt Ackermann from Financial-Planning.com reports that several insurers are actually increasing their prices! Some are even predicting that variable annuity prices may double in the near future. While it may not make …

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Hartford Financial President Steps Down

Hartford Financial‘s president and COO, Thomas Marra, is planning to retire, reports Diane Levick in the Hartford Courant. Marra was instrumental in building the firm’s business in variable annuities, but the current stock market slump has hurt insurance companies, such as Hartford, that heavily rely …

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Kiplinger’s: Don’t Cash Out Money-Losing Variable Annuities

Kimberly Lankford from Kiplinger’s has some advice for people who are considering cashing out their variable annuities that have lost money over the past few years: don’t, especially if your variable annuity has an income guarantee. When you cash out a variable annuity with a …

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