The FIDx Five: Why RILAs Are the Hottest Trend Now

Retirement, Annuity, & Fintech Insights 

What's behind the growing appeal of RILAs, now accounting for nearly 20% of all indexed annuity sales? Check out that story and stick around for the rest of this edition of "The FIDx Five."

Inside RILAs Popularity
Explore the key benefits driving the rise of RILAs, with over $40 billion in sales last year and increasing client interest. 

Source: InsuranceNewsNet, "3 reasons for RILAs’ growing popularity," 06/26/2024

Secrets of Retirement Super Savers
Learn the top strategies some are using today to boost their 401(k) balances.

Source: CNBC, "Retirement ‘super savers’ tend to have the biggest 401(k) balances. Here’s what they do differently," 06/25/2024

EBSA and Fiduciary Rule Under Fire
Understand the immediate implications of the proposed cuts to the EBSA and the blocking of the fiduciary rule.

Source: PlanAdviser, "House Republican Appropriations Proposal Would Cut EBSA and Block Fiduciary Rule," 06/26/2024

An Urgent Boost to Retirement Savings
Gen Xers are feeling the crunch and taking steps to ramp up their retirement savings. 

Source: Life Annuity Specialist, "Gen Xers Are Running Out of Time for Saving – and They Know It," 06/27/2024

A Decade-Long Annuity Pilot Yields Results
After ten years of testing, State Street and BlackRock are introducing annuities within 401(k) plans to provide reliable income for retirees living past 80.

Source: RIA Biz, "Ten years into a pilot, State Street finally joins BlackRock and promises an annuity baked into 401(k) funds as post-80 longevity insurance," 06/27/2024

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