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IRI Fact Book 2020

Posted on September 7, 2020

The IRI Fact Book 2020 features over 200 pages of the most reliable, comprehensive data and research on insured retirement strategies, including fixed and variable annuities. The single-license version is a free digital download for IRI members.

Dynamic Annuity Concentration Limits in Retirement Portfolios

Posted on July 9, 2020

IRI position paper proposing a framework for distributor supervisory staff to evaluate annuity concentrations in retirement portfolios, focusing on investor goals rather than hard limits.

State of the Insured Retirement Industry: 2019 Review & 2020 Outlook

Posted on February 21, 2020

The annuity industry is poised for significant growth in the coming years, according to the State of the Retirement Industry, a report by the Insured Retirement Industry (IRI). The report covers

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IRI Issues First Quarter 2020 Annuity Sales Report

Posted on June 26, 2020

Fixed Annuity Sales Hold Steady, Variable Sales Fall WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sales of fixed and variable annuities were $52.6 billion in the first quarter of 2020, off 1.9 percent from fourth quarter

IRI Issues Fourth Quarter 2019 Annuity Sales Report

Posted on April 3, 2020

Multi-year Sales Highs, Record VA Assets WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sales of fixed and variable annuities were $227.8 billion in 2019, 2.6 percent higher than sales in 2018 and the highest tot

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COVID-19 Shines Light on Retirement Readiness

Posted on June 29, 2020

Jackson National Life Insurance Company and the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) announced results from a new research study that was fielded in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Condu

Legg Mason/Brandywine Global: Depression, Recovery and the Risk of Time

Posted on May 27, 2020

Market commentary from Brandywine explores the potential impact of a protracted period of depressed income and spending and the need for a calculated unwinding of lockdowns to avoid an irreversible de

Nationwide Retirement Institute: Tax Efficient Retirement Income

Posted on May 27, 2020

A Nationwide Retirement Institute survey of current and near-retirees, focusing on their goals, concerns, expectations and experiences prior to and during retirement. Among the key findings are that s