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  • 03/11/2019

    AXA Equitable Life's 1290 Funds Honored with 2019 Lipper Fund Award

    NEW YORK – AXA Equitable Life, a leading financial services company, today announced that its 1290 SmartBeta Equity Fund received a Lipper Fund Award from Refinitiv for best fund over a three-year period in the Global Large-Cap Core Funds classification. The Lipper Fund Awards are granted annually and reward consistent outperformance of individual funds and fund companies.

  • 02/21/2019

    Nick Lane Assumes Role as President of AXA Equitable Life

    NEW YORK – AXA Equitable Life, a leading financial services company and subsidiary of AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EQH), today announced Nick Lane has assumed his previously announced position as President of AXA Equitable Life with responsibilities for the company’s Retirement, Wealth Management and Protection Solutions businesses as well as its Marketing and Digital functions.

  • 02/20/2019

    AXA Equitable Life Unveils Asset Allocation Program Designed for K-12 Educators

    NEW YORK – AXA Equitable Life, a leading financial services company, today announced the availability of Semester Strategies, a new asset allocation investment program designed for K-12 403(b) retirement plan participants. Semester Strategies combines an evolving asset allocation plan commonly found in target-date funds, with some downside market protection and the financial guidance of a licensed professional. This holistic approach – combining high-quality products with trusted and personalized financial advice – is central to AXA Equitable Life’s mission to help customers retire with dignity.

  • 12/12/2018

    Teachers Working with Financial Professionals are Better Prepared for Retirement

    NEW YORK – When it comes to saving for retirement, K-12 educators benefit from working with a licensed financial professional. According to new research conducted on behalf of AXA Equitable Life, K-12 educators who work with a financial professional reported median 403(b) retirement account balances nearly double of those who go it alone, saving $40,000 versus $21,000 for those who do not work with a licensed, trained professional.

  • 09/18/2018

    AXA Equitable Life Names Aaron Sarfatti Chief Risk Officer

    NEW YORK – AXA Equitable Life, a unit of AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EQH), a leading financial services company, today announced the promotion of Aaron Sarfatti to Chief Risk Officer, effective October 1, 2018.  He succeeds Jurgen Schwering, who after four years as Chief Risk Officer of AXA Equitable Life, has announced his intention to pursue new opportunities in his native country of Germany.

  • 06/14/2018

    AXA Equitable Life Joins the Alliance for Lifetime Income to Help Americans Prepare for Retirement

    NEW YORK – AXA Equitable Life, a unit of AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EQH), a leading financial services company, announced today that it has joined the Alliance for Lifetime Income as a founding member. The Alliance brings together 24 of the nation’s leading financial services organizations to help Americans address the risk of outliving their income so they can lead a dignified life after retiring.

  • 05/01/2018

    Retirement Savers Want to Talk About More Than Risk

    NEW YORK – AXA, a leading financial protection company, today unveiled new research which found retirement savers actively want to discuss ways to protect their assets during periods of volatility and ensure they have enough income in retirement.

  • 04/17/2018

    AXA Announces Scholarship Winners

    NEW YORK – AXA, a leading financial protection company, announced today 369 winners of the AXA AchievementSM Scholarship.  The winners, known as AXA Achievers, are a group of ambitious and talented students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills and a commitment to making a positive contribution to the world.  Through their outstanding achievements, these students are driving awareness and innovation in such areas as general community outreach, health innovations, financial literacy and environmental protection.

  • 04/16/2018

    AXA hires Head of Strategy for Life, Retirement and Wealth Management Organization

    NEW YORK – AXA, a leading financial protection company, announced today Aaron Sarfatti has been hired as managing director and head of strategy for its Life, Retirement and Wealth Management businesses.  In this role, he will partner closely with the company’s business leaders to develop and execute key strategic initiatives, supporting growth and improvement efforts.

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