Retirement Income Industry Association

The View Across The Silos

RIIA Fall Conference
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Sept. 16-18, 2015 | Indianapolis

Thanks to Speakers, Sponsors, Participants and all who made it possible.

The Retirement Income Industry Association® (RIIA®) marked its 10th anniversary at its annual conference and gala. RIIA was established in 2005 by 29 founding members to provide a view across product and business silos to better meet the needs of the millions of Americans facing retirement income security challenges.

News Coverage

Thinking like a retiree is quite different than thinking like an investor
By Wade Pfau

Retirement planning for the 51 percent: 3 RIIA speakers weigh in
By Warren S. Hersh

Chicago Tribune
Keep your income stream flowing through retirement
Janet Kidd Stewart


Membership Alert

RIIA® has just posted its position on the DOL Proposal on ERISA Fiduciary Status for Investment Advisers (the “Fiduciary Rule”).

RIIA’s competencies are set out in the latest version of RIIA®’s RMA® PROCEDURAL PRUDENCE MAP. You will see that the best practice competencies are of value to the fiduciary and non-fiduciary, alike. And, RIIA remains positioned to contribute to comment papers and submissions to the DOL.

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SSU – Retirement Management Analyst (RMA®) – Study Group

Date(s): Next group starting Fridays February 13, at 4:00 pm.

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Advisor Resources on Amazon

bok5-coverThe Retirement Management Journal Vol 5 - 2

RIIA in the News

RIIA’s Retirement Management Analyst® credentials mentioned in recent article. Credentials to Look for in a Financial Adviser

In LifeHealthPro, Meet 2 thought leaders who aim to revamp retirement planning by Warren Hersch.

Dirk Cotton Wins 2015 RIIA® Practitioner Thought Leadership Award

Dirk CottonDirk Cotton Wins 2015 RIIA® Practitioner Thought Leadership Award for Contributions to Retirement Body of Knowledge.

The new Retirement Management Journal® paper provides new perspective on Sequence of Return Risk and Path Dependence of Portfolio Outcomes. View Press Release

The Spring issue of RMJ® is available on Amazon: The Retirement Management Journal: Vol. 5, No. 1, Practitioner Peer Review Committee Issue (Volume 5)

The pdf version is available to members in the RIIA® member area.

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