Tag Archives: Industry Regulation

Employee Retirement Income Security Act Faces Scrutiny in a Changing Retirement Landscape

A recent Pensions and Liability article on ERISA explored the 40-year history of the law that was supposed to protect consumers, but is now motivating employers to adopt retirement plans providing a less secure future for employees. Continue reading

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Indexed Annuity Sales are Up, Complaints are Down

Despite the growth in indexed annuity sales, complaints against the product have significantly decreased since 2010, according to data recently released by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). What’s more, a recent LIMRA study found that 83% of indexed annuity buyers were satisfied with their annuity purchase, and five in six would recommend annuities to family and friends. Continue reading

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Treasury Easing its Rules on Annuities for Retirement Plans

In an effort to increase retirement security for Americans, the Treasury has announced proposed easing of its rules on annuities for retirement plans. Continue reading

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Illinois Securities Department Order in the Matter of Senior Financial Strategies, Inc.

The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) strongly adheres to the highest marketing standards and in ethical and fair sales practices for the products that we sell including suitability review, disclosure, training, and consumer education. Continue reading

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