Linda Koco, MBA, is a contributing editor to InsuranceNewsNet, specializing in life insurance, annuities and income planning.

SIFI — Sci-Fi? See-Fee? Siffy?

When some industry professionals see the term SIFI, most know that it refers to the Dodd-Frank-created concept of “systemically important financial institution.” What they don’t seem to know if how to pronounce the doggone term. I’ve heard people refer to it as SI-FI, as in Hi-Fi, the once common moniker for high fidelity, as in […]


A New Opening For Annuities

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service released new guidance that is “designed to expand the use of income annuities in 401(k) plans.”


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