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RIIA in the News

March 2014
Navigating Retirement the Merrill Lynch Way – Gil Weinreich, ThinkAdvisor
The firm’s director of investment analytics charts a holistic path toward dealing with the ‘non-Euclidean’ world of investment decumulation.

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March 2014
How do investing habits change as retirement nears? – Janet Kidd Stewart, Chicago Tribune
This article references Helen K. Simon, the Recipient of the 2014 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award, and her recent article in the Retirement Management Journal.

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March 2014
RIIA’s Spring Event Focuses on: Retirement Income Opportunities Are the Beginning of Great Enterprises

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February 2014
RIIA Announces Helen K. Simon as the Recipient of the 2014 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award

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January 2014

Take Me to Your Leader
By Kerry Pechter, Retirement Income Journal.


December 2013

Helping advisers connect the dots about retirement planning
By Mary Beth Franklin, InvestmentNew.


November 2013
Retirement Management Analysts May Help Boomers with Withdrawals
By Scott Burns, The Dallas Morning News.


October 2013
Retirement Income Award Winners Recognized by RIIA
~Winners Reflect The Best, Most Meaningful Work for Retirees
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September 2013
RIIA Presents the Third Annual Retirement Management Journal Academic Thought Leadership Award ~ Winning Paper Challenges Conventional Wisdom about Single Premium Immediate Annuities
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August 2013
Unlocking the Two Mysteries behind SPIAs By Wade Pfau
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July 2013
RIIA Announces the 2013 Winner of the Achievement in Applied Retirement Research Award
~Shlomo Benartzi, Professor and Co-Chair of the Behavioral Decision-Making Group at UCLA Anderson School of Management, to Receive this Honor at the RIIA Fall Conference
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July 2013

InvestmentNews: Simple tool answers ultimate retirement question: Can I afford to retire?
by Mary Beth Franklin. (Article requires free registration to view.)

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June 25, 2013

Financial Advisor IQ: Retirement Credentials That Stand Out From the
Crowd
By Pam Black

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June 2013

Retirement Designations and Retirement Bootcamp
by Wade Pfau

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June 2013

Advisor Perspectives: Retirement Income Designations – Which Should You Choose?
by Wade Pfau

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June 2013

The Real Way To Eliminate Specious (Senior) Designations For Advisors
by Michael Kitces

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May 2013

InvestmentNews: More than 50 advisers have been awarded the retirement management analyst designation by the RIIA.

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In The News: April 2013

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April 2013

Institutional Investor:
Getting closer to being able to explain fragility in economic systems. Being too close to
a rate of return on wealth of zero is not a good place to be. A little push in the wrong
direction and there can be accelerating decline.

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April 2013

L&H Advisor recently published this article by Francois Gadenne on the value, opportunity, and vision behind the Retirement Management Analyst Designation and how the advanced education helps retirement income businesses, institutions, advisors and their clients.

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April 2013

The topic of RIIA’s most recent Virtual Learning Center webinar was highlighted in Bank Investment Consultant:
“Senior Moment” or Dementia? Advisors Should Look for Warning Signs

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In The News: March 2013

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Our “Articles” section shares feature stories by Francois Gadenne and other RIIA Board members or Committee leaders.

If you are a reporter looking for sources related to retirement income distribution trends, innovative products, challenges, opinions and solutions, please contact

  • Susan Bumstead Chanley
    RIIA Media Relations
    781-587-0115

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