September 2006
Financial Planning;Sep2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p157
Two charts are presented including one that lists the top 25 variable annuity issuer sales in 2006 and another which illustrates the historic variable annuity industry net flows and new sales from 1994 to 2006.


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