At lease in the short-term we think annuity rates will slip mainly because of tension with North Korea and the impending Hurricane Irma. We all know how popular Treasuries become when a major event like a nuclear exchange hangs in the air.
I can’t believe I actually wrote that last sentence.
We believe that the following rates applied to the mortality scale MP-2016 will give you a pretty good indication of the price of a group annuity contract. Use the smaller rate for small contracts.