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Variable Annuities Transforming Investor Communications

Variable Annuities Transforming Investor Communications

The number of variable annuity (VA) investment options has increased significantly over the last several years, attracting interest from a new generation of investors. Current approaches to VA compliance communications have posed challenges for both advisors distributing the product and investors trying to better understand their investments. [...]

New Pressure on Annuity Holders

New Pressure on Annuity Holders

A decade ago, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. HIG +0.26% won applause from financial advisers as a trailblazer in developing new types of variable-annuity guarantees that provided lifetime income even if the owner's investments tanked. Now, the company is still trailblazing, but it is being booed. Hartford is one of many insurers [...]