It was a crazy year for anuity rates as we saw 80 basis point swings in the retiree and TV rates and 60 for the actives. And now that we know te Fed will continue with their rat hikes we can antciipate this year to be just as volatile.
Let's hope international events such as the Chinese stock market and the never ending Mid-East strife do not send investors into a panic and a run on US Treasuries.
And then there's the election!
We believe that the following rates applied to the mortality sale MP 2015 will give you a pretty good indication of the price of a group annuity contract. Use the smaller rate for small contacts.