Data & Research

Q1 Pension Buyout Volume Sets Record Pace

“Buyout products had a very strong start to the year with $4.7 billion in sales,” says Mark Paracer, assistant research director for LIMRA SRI. “Previous first quarter sales had never exceeded $1.5 billion.”

Employees Want to Control Some Assets in Retirement

Given a choice between managing assets on their own or purchasing a guaranteed income option, the majority of employees surveyed for the 2019 Retirement Confidence Survey chose either managing on their own or splitting their assets between the two options.