Some Positive Signs for U.S. Growth Emerge

Wait, growth in the manufacturing sector? Did I read that correctly? How good is that if we keep it going.

We're also hearing that the job market is tightening. There's nothing like wage growth to spur inflation and ultimately interest rates. As always, we'll see.

As a reminder, we update annuity rates in the middle of the month on our website.

We believe that the following rates apply to the mortality scale MP 2015 will give you a pretty good indication of the price of a group annuity contract. Use the smaller rate for small contracts.