Archive for August, 2017


Five-Year Whole Life Insurance Company Investment Yield Trend: 2016 Edition

  For five years, we have tracked the investment yield trend of whole life insurance companies and we continue to analyze this data every year because investment income is a primary driver of dividends paid to participating insurance policy holders. Investment income is not the only contributor to any insurance company‚Äôs dividend payout. The other […]

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IPB 078: The Bondex v2.6.4.3

  To continue on with the discussion of potentially rising interest rates… We actually get into what it might mean for life insurance companies and for your life insurance policy–whether it happens to be participating whole life or universal life. Major discussions in this episode: How quickly can you expect your dividend (WL) and/or interest […]

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IPB 077: The Perilous Bondex

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan, believes the next bubble to burst will not be in the equity markets…it will be a normalizing of yields in the bond market as inflation ticks up. During a Bloomberg interview, Greenspan said… “By any measure, real long-term interest rates are much too low and therefore unsustainable” […]

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