Press clippings - David Babbel

AIG Debacle Raises Flags That Need Checking On Your Policies 
Dow Jones News Service • September 22, 2008
Article featuring commentary from Dave Babbel on the safety of annuity investments during volatile economic times.

How safe are your annuities? Regulators assure AIG customers, but high-value products might worry some 
MarketWatch • September 17, 2008
Dave Babbel comments on the safety of annuity investments and coverage amounts guaranteed by different states.

Face-Off: Muni Bonds vs. Immediate Annuities For Retirement Income 
TAX HOTline • March 2008
Article about the tax trade-offs between investing in municipal bonds and annuities for retirement income.

Stable value funds beat money market, bond funds over long-term; Stable value funds average 6.4% gain over past 19 years, says study 
Investment News • January 7, 2008
Article about stable value funds based on a study by David Babbel, of their performance over a nineteen year period.

Stable value funds may be best place for cash
Chicago Tribune • November 30, 2007
Article comparing stable value funds to more traditional money market funds based on David Babbel’s study of their performance over a nineteen year period.

The Case for “Income Annuities”
Wall Street Journal • August 18, 2007 
Article outlining the specific merits of income annuities in the findings of a study co-authored by David Babbel.

Dueling Asset Classes: Wharton Study Demonstrates That Lifetime Income Annuities Are Best Asset Class for Financial Security in Retirement 
Insurance Newscast • August 09, 2007 
Article outlining the specific merits of income annuities in the findings of a study co-authored by David Babbel.