Insurance guarantees for retirement benefits — such as annuities, QLACs, and GMWBs—are increasing in popularity . . . because they guarantee that the money lasts for a lifetime. However, there is not much guidance about the fiduciary process for selecting a particular annuity or GMWB product to provide those guaranteed benefits. We have written a white paper about issues for selecting GMWB products for Lincoln Financial, which can be found at This article, found here:, discusses key points from the white paper.