Experts: LTC premiums, annuities may benefit from interest-rate increase

Wednesday’s increase of 0.25 percentage point in the benchmark federal funds rate likely won’t offer much immediate help for retirees, Mark Miller writes. But a trend of rising rates could bring some relief to long-term-care insurance premiums and higher payouts from income annuities, some experts say. Reuters (12/16), InvestmentNews (12/16)