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    Dividend stocks might be a better than annuities for income investors

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Could dividend stocks actually be a better deal than an annuity for income investors?

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    New York Life raises the living benefit stakes — on a fixed annuity

    Can the new product compete against its variable and indexed annuity cousins?

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    Transamerica offers legacy variable annuity clients a buyout

    This offer affects more than 30 types of variable annuity contracts issued by the insurer

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    Robert Benmosche remembered as tenacious, fair by colleagues

    Industry colleagues, from Hank Greenberg to Don Marron, recall the former MetLife, AIG CEO, who passed away at 70 Friday after a battle with cancer.

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    Prudential and MassMutual in $2.5 billion pension risk transfer deal with Kimberly-Clark

    21,000 retirees of the hygiene products maker will now be receiving their pension checks from Prudential

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    Getting smarter investors to move beyond an “offense-only” approach

    Most respondents in new survey say they have a financial plan, on the right track but their confidence may be misplaced.

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    Raft of new annuity products has broker-dealers scrambling to train reps

    As new annuities gain in popularity, broker-dealers are getting reps up to speed on using them as part of a comprehensive retirement income plan.

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    The art and science of longevity

    Advisers' responsibility to make sure their clients are prepared for the challenges and opportunities that come with extended life expectancies.

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    Deferred-income annuities grab spotlight from traditional variable annuities

    Run-up of DIAs in recent years points to a new retirement income stream for clients. (Plus: Our full special report on annuity strategies)

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    The leading variable annuities with living benefits

    CarrierBenefit65 Year old with a 10 year waiting period (first withdrawal at age 75)Roll-Up infoStep-up infoApplicable Withdrawal PercentageAnnual Withdrawal AmountCurrent Fee AmountFixed % IncreaseSimple/ CompoundHighest Anniv. Value FrequencyTIAA-CREF Life Insurance CompanyGuaranteed Lifetime ...

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    MetLife gets back in the variable-annuity-with-living-benefits game

    Longtime variable annuity player MetLife Inc. is stepping off the sidelines and getting back into the game as it launches a new living benefit rider. The New York-based insurer will release a new guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit rider, called FlexChoice, for sale on Saturday, Feb. 14. MetLife

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    The battle for your clients' retirement dollars

    Breakfast with Benjamin:Annuity sellers fighting for IRAs. Plus: What's good for consumer isn't for business; another perspective on how much size matters; adviser tech world rocked; and how to join the 1%

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    The watershed moment for lifetime income

    Making lifetime income options more readily available will help enhance retirement security, according to IRI's Cathy Weatherford.

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    Good looks aren't everything, but it might help you attract more assets

    In today's Breakfast with Benjmain, looks might help money managers land more assets, but they also tend to underperform. Plus: Darryl Strawberry's contract balance goes to the highest bidder, Florida investment manager charged with bilking $17M from clients, and a hedge fund manager uses proper ...

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    The predictable downside of chasing performance

    The last Breakfast with Benjamin menu of the year features: A cautionary tale on chasing performance; why active management is not dead yet; cheap oil claims its first energy-sector victim; and a reminder that annuities are not investments.