News and insights

Discover a curated list of articles in the popular press explaining how annuities can help investors enjoy a financially secure future. Discover insights from New York Life thought leaders on the latest developments and industry trends and see what the experts are saying about protecting assets, generating retirement income, and developing a comprehensive spending strategy that fosters a fulfilling retirement.


March 10, 2023

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“…we attributed our success in 2022 to three main drivers,” said Todd Taylor, head of Retail Annuities for New York Life. “A diversified product and distribution strategy, the company’s triple-A rating and a high level of customer service powered the company to the top.”

January 19, 2023

You buy an annuity to create guaranteed lifetime income or to protect your principal while earning a guaranteed interest rate or both

January 18, 2023

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“New York Life is offering three-year MYGAs yielding 4.05%, up from 1.75% a year ago. That’s a 131% increase in payout,” said Todd Taylor, Head of Retail Annuities at New York Life.


July 25, 2022

Sales of annuities are booming as investors chase their solid fixed-income yields, and, increasingly, their potential to capture any stock market rally.

July 15, 2022

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In addition to higher interest, sales “are part of a de-risking strategy” by consumers, stemming from “the double whammy of stocks and bond funds both going down,” according to Todd Taylor, Head of Retail Annuities at New York Life.

July 7, 2022

Todd Taylor will succeed Dylan Huang, who is also moving up at New York Life.

July 7, 2022

Having joined the company in 2008 and taken roles of increasing responsibility in life, annuities, and corporate, Taylor most recently led strategy and analytics for Retail Annuities.

May 4, 2022

Guaranteed lifetime income is a cost-effective way to insure against the risk of running out of money during very old age.

April 14, 2022

"While the draw of robo advisers can be alluring, there are some things that an app simply can’t do," said Dylan Huang, Head of Retirement and Wealth Solutions, New York Life.

April 5, 2022

Guaranteed income can make participants more likely to stick with their portfolio during times of higher volatility, my research shows.

March 11, 2022

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"In the current environment, retirement savers are looking for solutions that offer growth opportunities while limiting downside risk. Investors will appreciate a financial adviser who truly understands their needs and helps them put their money to work," said Philip Caminiti, Managing Director, Head of Sales and Relationship Management.

Investments and Wealth Monitor

January/February 2022

"When analyzing portfolios through this outcomes-based (as opposed to expected-return) lens, we identified new conclusions around optimal retirement portfolio construction not possible through traditional mean-variance or total-returns frameworks," said Todd Taylor, Head of Retail Annuities, New York Life.

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