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Pension Buyout Sales Reached Nearly $6 Billion for Q3, Says LIMRA

Corporate pension buyout sales in the United States leaped to nearly $6 billion in the third quarter of 2016, rising to the highest level for the that quarter since 1990, according to the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute. Sales of pension liabilities by employer plans were greater than $1 billion for each of the last six […]

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QLACs could increase younger workers’ retirement readiness, EBRI

Qualifying longevity annuity contracts in 401(k) plans could significantly increase the retirement readiness of younger workers with longer life expectancies, the Employee Benefit Research Institute reported recently. Modeling two scenarios involving the recently approved QLACs, EBRI found that, while the general population might experience a “small reduction” in retirement readiness by purchasing a QLAC with […]

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