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Leverage Two Exclusive Shiller Value Strategies in the Athene BCA Suite of FIAs

  New Global Strategy from Shiller Expands Diversification Possibilities. Athene BCA Now Features Two Exclusive Shiller Value Index Options Leverage U.S. and Global index options designed by renowned economist Professor Robert Shiller – available only with the Athene® BCA® Suite of Fixed Indexed Annuities (FIAs). Offer clients even broader diversification with: NEW! Shiller Barclays Global… Read More


Nationwide New Heights Renewal Rates

Nationwide’s Ongoing Commitment to Our Members.     Honoring our commitmentto our members Nationwide is committed to offering competitive index allocations at contract purchase and the highest possible index allocations when interest earnings are credited. Consistent Renewal Index Allocations


The Secret to FIA Success? The Index Inside

RIAs, it’s time to rethink….   New Research from ZEBRA CAPITAL for 2019 DOWNLOAD THE research » Last year, Roger Ibbotson wrote a groundbreaking white paper, showing a smart alternative to bonds in retirement portfolios. But NOT ALL bond alternatives are created equal. Now the next chapter in the research from Zebra Capital highlights the… Read More


National Western Life Raises Withdrawal Benefit Rider Rollup Rates to 5%

Rollup Rates on the Rise National Western Life Insurance Company (NWL®) has increased the interest rate (sometimes referred to as a rollup rate) to 5% on its Income Outlook and Income Outlook Plus 5 Guaranteed Withdrawal Benefit Riders. “This increased rollup rate solidifies our leadership position in solves for early income and extends our ability… Read More


Writing 403(b) business?

Are you writing 403(b) business?  North American may have the tools to help your business grow. A 403(b) tax-sheltered annuity is a retirement program allowed by the Internal Revenue code, allowing employees of most tax-exempt 501(c) (3) organizations to contribute pre-tax dollars for their retirement. The 403(b) plan regulations clarify that a 403(b) plan is… Read More


Annuity Companies Look to Simplify the 1035 Process

February 13 2019

by Kati Hess

The 1035 exchange isn’t known for efficiency. An exchange between annuities usually requires multiple signed documents, a lengthy compliance and suitability review, and settlement as the funds are transferred between carriers. It’s not unusual for an exchange to take weeks, if not months. That could be changing though. According to a recent article in InvestmentNews,… Read More


Have you considered Target Income 10℠ from Delaware Life Insurance Company?

A fixed indexed annuity with exceptionally competitive lifetime income.   Click Here to Download ​the Product Brochure   Click Here to Download Illustrations ​& Literature Select your state to download the Product Profile for your area:  


Need a hand explaining North American SDA X?

Need a little help or clarification explaining North American’s Strategic Design Annuity (SDA X)?  Check out this quick video touching on some key points that SDA X might be able to offer to your clients today!     For additional information on the SDA X click here to access a copy of the client friendly… Read More


New Client Brochure Based on Roger Ibbotson’s Groundbreaking Research

Roger Ibbotson’s latest white paper declares FIAs may be a better bond alternative for clients approaching retirement. Now there’s a new client brochure that demonstrates how his behavioral finance research was applied to an index designed to offer the potential for higher returns with less risk. Show your clients how Nationwide New Heights® with the… Read More


National Annuity Awareness Month

Its National Annuity Awareness Month! This means it is a great time to spread your #AnnuityAwareness. For example, data shows pre-retirees who feel most prepared for retirement are 10x as likely to have an annuity in their financial portfolio.1 Join the online conversation by using #AnnuityAwareness, and check out the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council’s educational… Read More