Your source for quality annuity information
A recognized data quality leader, Beacon Research is an independent research and application service provider. We track fixed rate, indexed and variable annuities - product features, rates and sales. Our systems support product development, rate-setting, compliance/suitability, and market research. We also provide comprehensive, carrier-approved product profiles and software tools for rep websites.
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"Fixed annuity sales growth during third quarter was attributable largely to some of the highest interest rates and spreads we've seen in more than a year," said Beacon Research President Jeremy Alexander.
According to Beacon Research, 67.1% of DIAs have been sold by captive agents. Another 25.1% by... large/regional broker-dealers...
"We are seeing threes --- finally. If rates keep going up, and carriers loosen up their cash a little, we should see a real nice bump in sales," says Beacon's CEO.