Andrew Way

Drew is a Senior Analyst for Retirement Plan Monitor and Retirement Plan Monitor - Institutional at Corporate Insight.

Email: away@corporateinsight.com

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Slide Deck: Annuity and Life Insurance Product Update – Q2 2013

August 08, 2013 by
This presentation is based on research from our quarterly Annuity and Life Insurance Product Update series on the Corporate Insight Blog. The blog articles review the new product releases from the annuity carriers and life insurers we cover in our Annuity Monitor and Life Insurance Monitor research services.

2013 Life Insurance Product Update – Second Quarter

July 18, 2013 by
Since the last installment of our quarterly Life Insurance Product Update, five new products have been introduced to the market by Life Insurance Monitor firms. The new products include one benefit rider, one whole life policy and three universal life insurance policies. Here is a look at the products that have been released or updated over the last quarter:

2013 Annuity Product Update – Second Quarter

July 11, 2013 by
Since the last installment of our quarterly Annuity Product Update, four new products have been introduced to the market by Annuity Monitor firms and two firms have released new annuity investment fund options. Here is a look at the products that were released over the last three months by the annuity issuers we track:

Electronic Delivery Trends in the Insurance Industry

June 06, 2013 by
With identity theft and fraud remaining serious issues in an increasingly online-centric world, individuals need to safeguard sensitive account and personal information. To this end, electronic delivery can offer clients peace of mind when compared to traditional paper documents delivered in the mail. The service allows account documents such as policy statements to be received on the firm’s password-protected private website, eliminating the possibility that it will end up in the wrong hands. Electronic delivery services are also environmentally friendly and cost-effective as reduced paper usage decreases production costs.

2013 Annuity Product Update – First Quarter

April 16, 2013 by
Since the most recent installment of our quarterly Annuity Product Update, seven new products have been unveiled by Annuity Monitor firms and four new editions of pre-existing benefit riders were released. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 where only one new product was introduced, this is a significant increase in annuity product releases by our coverage firms. Here is a look at the products that were introduced over the last three months by the Annuity Monitor firms:

2013 Life Insurance Product Update – First Quarter

April 08, 2013 by
Since the last installment of our quarterly Life Insurance Product Update, three new products and two new index strategies have been introduced to the market by Life Insurance Monitor firms. The new products include one new term policy, one indexed universal policy and a variable universal policy. Here is a look at the products that have been released or updated over the last quarter:

CI First Look: Principal Financial Group

April 05, 2013 by
Principal Financial Group is the newest addition to our Life Insurance Monitor research service coverage group. The firm offers a strong collection of online resources across its public, private and advisor websites. Here, we take a look at some of the firm’s key online features.

Annuity and Life Insurance Product Update – Fourth Quarter 2012

January 17, 2013 by
Since the last installments of our quarterly Life Insurance Product Update and Annuity Product Update articles, only one new life insurance product and one new annuity product were released by our coverage firms. This is a steep drop-off from the fourth quarter of 2011 which featured six new annuities and two new benefit riders. Here is a look at the products that were released last quarter:

2012 Life Insurance Product Update – Third Quarter

October 16, 2012 by
Since the last installment of our quarterly Life Insurance Product Update, three new products have been introduced to the market and an additional two policies were enhanced by the Life Insurance Monitor firms. This includes four universal life insurance products and a benefit rider. Here is a look at the products that have been released or updated over the last quarter:

2012 Annuity Product Update – Third Quarter

October 09, 2012 by
Since the most recent installment of our quarterly Annuity Product Update, four new products and a new index strategy have been unveiled by Annuity Monitor firms. Compared to the third quarter of 2011, this year’s third quarter has seen a noticeable drop in new annuity product releases. Here is a look at the products that were introduced over the last three months by Annuity Monitor firms: