Retirement Income Industry Association

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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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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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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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February 2013

Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2013 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award.

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January 8 2013

The RIIA Expands Member Webinar Series into a Retirement Income Virtual Learning Center

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November 2012

 

The Retirement Income Industry Association Appoints Peng Chen, Ph.D., CFA the Academic Director of the Retirement Management Analyst Program Curriculum

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October 2012

 

Retirement Income Award Winners Recognized at the
Retirement Income Industry Association’s
Fall Conference and Gala

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August 2012

 

The Retirement Income Industry Association’s Market Insight Research Platform Shares Groundbreaking Competitive Intelligence To Improve Business Growth and Development

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August 2012

 

Symetra Investment Services and Symetra Life Insurance Company Sign-on as Platinum Sponsors of RIIA’s 2012 Fall Conference and Awards Gala

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August 2012

 

RIIA Announces the
2012 Winner of the Achievement in Applied Retirement Research Award

~James Poterba, Mitsui Professor of Economics at MIT,
to Receive this Honor at the RIIA Fall Conference~

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August 2, 2012

 

Retirement Income Industry Association Launches Survey Series Focused on

“What Does It Take to be a Top Retirement Income Advisor?”

~Association Encourages All Advisors, Agents, Planners and Brokers to
Take the Survey~

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June 2012

 

RIIA Chairman Francois Gadenne among Industry Leaders, Investment Managers to Meet in Seattle to at the Symetra Investment Services Retirement Income Summit.

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May, 2012

 

The first program to be approved by RIIA to support the RMA designation program the BU Retirement Management program was recently accepted by the Certified Financial Planner (CFP)Board of Standards for 12.5 continuing education credit hours for CFP professionals who successfully complete the program.

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May, 2012

 

Renowned Financial Planning Authority, Harold Evensky, Joins the Board of Governance for the Retirement Management Analyst(SM) Designation Program

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April, 2012

 

New York Life proudly announces that its “Efficient Income Frontier Work” received the Retirement Income Industry Association’s 2012 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award at the recent Spring Conference.

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April, 2012

 

Peng Chen, President of Morningstar’s Investment Management Division, Joins Curriculum Advisory Board for the Retirement Management Analyst Designation

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March, 2012

 

DCIIA and RIIA Applaud Lifetime Income Guidance and Establish the Defined Contribution Retirement Income Coalition (“DCRIC”)

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March, 2012

 

Top Morningstar and Ibbotson Executives Offer Keen Insights at the Retirement Income Industry Association’s Spring Conference

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March, 2012

 

Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Winners of the 2012 Practitioner Thought Leadership Award

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March, 2012

 

The Retirement Income Industry Association’s Francois Gadenne
Presented With Texas Tech University’s “Double T” Award
For His Vision and Focus on Retirement Income Advanced Education

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March, 2012

 

Retirement Income Industry Association Creates Retirement Market Insight Initiative to Bring Database Analytics and Market Research Together to Drive Business Growth

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February, 2012

 

Boston University Retirement Management Program
Gains Approval to Offer Continuing Education Credits
for Insurance Industry Professionals

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February, 2012

 

The Retirement Income Industry Association Appoints Wade D. Pfau, PhD, CFA, as Director of Curriculum for the
Retirement Management AnalystSM Designation Program

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February, 2012

 

The Retirement Management AnalystSM (RMA) Designation Expands Into a Level 1 Curriculum and a Level 2 Curriculum

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February, 2012

 

Two Leading Associations Focus on Enhancing Retirement Income Solutions
By Bringing Top Firms Together to
Create Stronger Retirement Security for Millions of Americans

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January 24, 2012

 

The Retirement Income Industry Association’s 2012 Spring Conference To Focus on
Retail Distribution & Defined Contribution Leading Retirement Income Innovation.
 ~ Early Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors Announced ~

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December, 2011

 

John Hancock Financial Network Announces its Membership in RIIA

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October 20, 2011

 

RIIA Partners with Texas Tech University to Offer Intensive Seminar Program To Prepare Financial Professionals for Advanced Education In Retirement Income Management

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October 3, 2011

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces the 2011 Winners of the Excellence in Communications Awards

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September 29 2011

NEW AGREEMENT EXTENDS BENEFITS OF DTCC’S INSURANCE ANALYTIC REPORTING SERVICE TO RIIA MEMBERS

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September 28, 2011

The Retirement Income Industry Association’s
Gold Sponsor Speakers To Address
Diverse Retirement Income Challenges and Solutions

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July 16, 2011

Retirement Income Industry Association to Unveil the First
Award for Academic Thought Leadership at Upcoming Fall Conference

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July, 2011

RIIA’s FALL CONFERENCE AND AWARDS DINNER FOCUSES ON TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES ON THE FOREFRONT OF THE INDUSTRY

Keynote Speaker is Military Historian and Noted Author Victor Davis Hanson

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June, 2011

The Retirement Income Industry Association Congratulates New Recipients of the Retirement Management Analystsm Designation

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May, 2011

New Study Highlights Need for Valuation of Income Annuity Cash Flow to Increase Adoption By Advisors and Consumers

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April, 2011

Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Winners of the First Practitioner Thought Leadership Award

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February 17, 2011

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Prestigious Sponsors of its 2011 Spring Conference
~
Former Harvard Pilgrim CEO and Mass. Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Baker Is Luncheon Keynote Speaker~

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February 4, 2011

New Research Report From The Retirement Income Industry Association Shares Advisor Best Practices in Delivering Retirement Income Solutions

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January 28, 2011

The Retirement Income Industry Association Congratulates New Recipients of the Retirement Management Analyst(SM) Designation

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January 12, 2011

New Retirement Income Management Planning Software Offers Simple Module Approach to Planning for a Secure Retirement
Innovative Platform Features Unique Healthcare Cost Analysis Tool

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December 1, 2010

Retirement Income Industry Association To Launch New Retirement Management Journal and Thought Leadership Awards in 2011

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November 4, 2010

The Retirement Income Industry Association Congratulates New Graduates Earning the Retirement
Management Analyst (SM) Designation

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October, 2010

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces the 2010 Winners of the Excellence in Communications Awards

~Professor Olivia S. Mitchell Named the Recipient of the 2010 Award for Achievement in Applied Retirement Research~

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September, 2010

Retirement Income Industry Association’s Annual Meeting Features Renowned Experts from the New York Stock Exchange and Securities
& Exchange Commission
~Marsh
Carter, Chairman, NYSE Group, and Buddy Donohue, Director, Division of
Investment Management, SEC, are Keynote Speakers

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July, 2010

THE RETIREMENT INCOME INDUSTRY ASSOCIATON’S
ANNUAL MEETING AND AWARDS DINNER TO FOCUS ON
MAKING POWERFUL CONNECTIONS TO ADVANCE RETIREMENT SECURITY

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May, 2010

Boston University to Partner with the Retirement Income Industry Association to Develop Retirement Management AnalystSM (RMASM) Certificate-Granting Training Program
~ BU to be the first academic institution to offer an educational program leading to the RMASM Designation~

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May, 2010

The Retirement Income Industry Association Congratulates the First Graduating Class to Earn the
Retirement Management AnalystSM Designation

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April, 2010

Retirement Income Industry Association’s Sold-Out Spring Conference Packed with Ideas, Solutions, Challenges.

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February 2, 2010

RIIA’s Spring Conference Features “Architects” of the New Retirement Income Reality

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January, 2010

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces New Board Members

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January, 2010

New Research Sponsored by the Retirement Income Industry Association Quantifies the Value of Financial Advisors in
Improving Households’ Bottom-line

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2009 Press Releases

October 7, 2009

The Retirement Income Industry Association
Recognizes Impactful Communications Created By
The Excellence in Communications Awards Committee

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September, 2009

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Gold Sponsors for Upcoming 2009 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner.
Current Thinking and Insight from Allianz and Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management Executives to be Featured.

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September, 2009

The Retirement Income Industry Association Organizes Unique
Research Panel for Upcoming Annual Meeting.

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August 10, 2009

Noted Authors, Sam Khoury and Howard Bloom, Are Keynote Speakers at the 2009 Retirement Income Industry Association’s Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner.

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June 24, 2009

Boston, MA  The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) recently named
Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University, as the winner of the
association’s award for Achievement in Applied Retirement Research, announced Francois Gadenne,
Chairman and Executive Director of RIIA.

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January 22, 2009

New Research from the Retirement Income Industry Association Sheds More
Light on Broad Consolidation of Financial Services Industry

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January, 2009

The IIR and RIIA Managing Retirement Income Conference to Feature
Prominent Futurist and Author, Bruce Sterling

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2008 Press Releases

December 8, 2008

The 5th Annual Managing Retirement Income Conference
Offers Unique Communications Symposium for Financial Advisors

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November 19, 2008

IIR and The Retirement Income Industry Association Present
The 5th Annual Managing Retirement Income Conference in 2009

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September 21, 2008

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces
Lifetime Academic Achievement and Excellence in Communications
Award Winners for 2008

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September 5, 2008

Noted Authors Will Share Retirement Income Insights and Trends at RIIA Annual
Meeting and Awards Dinner

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August 18, 2008

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Gold
Sponsors for Upcoming Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

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July 1, 2008

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces
Appointment of Stephen Mitchell as Acting Chief Operating Officer

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June 30, 2008

New Research from the Retirement Income Industry Association Points to the
Coming Consolidation in the Financial Services Industry

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June 23, 2008

RIIA Creates Peer Review Selection Committee to Identify Best Academic Research to Achieve Retirement Income Security of Americans

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June 2008

The Retirement Income Industry Association’s Annual Meeting Will Feature Powerful Insights from Business and Academic Leaders

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April 2008

The Retirement Income Industry Association Defines Timely and Relevant Job Description
for Financial Advisors

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February 11, 2008

Francois Gadenne to assume full-time leadership of RIIA

 

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January 2008

RIIA’s 4th Annual Managing Retirement Income Conference Features Innovative Business Leaders, Financial Advisors and Academics.

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January 9, 2008

Retirement Income Industry Association Set to Build Upon Recent Successes

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2007 Press Releases

October 5, 2007

Cogent Research Joins Retirement Income Industry Association
to
Bring Greater Retirement Security To Americans

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September 20, 2007

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Introduces Movie to
Showcase its Continuing Development and Member Value –
Research, Methodologies and Educational Efforts Highlighted

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September 18, 2007

The Retirement Income Industry Association Announces
Excellence in Communications Award Winners for 2007

 

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August 21, 2007

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA)
Invites Financial Advisors and Industry Leaders
to Meet and Learn from “Income Pioneers”

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August 10, 2007

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA)
Introduces Statement of Principles for Industry Standards
in Developing Retirement Income Planning Tools.

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August 3, 2007

Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Event Focuses on the Challenges
and Frustrations Facing Advisors Providing Retirement Income Advice

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June 18, 2007

Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Members Play Key Roles in PLANSPONSOR’s Plan Designs Event

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June 11, 2007

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Sponsors Networking Reception at Financial Research Corporation’s 3rd Annual Retirement Forum

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May 14, 2007

The Retirement Income Industry Association Launches New Awards to Showcase
Innovation in Retirement Communications

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March 27, 2007

Retirement Income Industry Association’s 2007 Managing Retirement Income Conference Earns High Marks Among Attendees

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March 7, 2007

RIIA Makes Presentations from Managing Retirement Income Conference Available Online

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January 22, 2007

RIIA Gears Up for 3rd Annual Managing Retirement Income Summit in Boston, MA, Feb 12-14, 2007

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2006 Press Releases

December 05, 2006

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Launches One-of-A-Kind Research Series into the Retirement Security Needs of Americans

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October 19, 2006

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Unveils New Website

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September 27, 2006

RIIA Celebrates One-Year Anniversary and Major Accomplishments.

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September 7, 2006

RIIA members will be able to access Retirement Income Knowledge Bank from Ernst
& Young at a special discounted price.

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Aug. 14, 2006

Retirement Income Industry Association Spearheads New Research on Retirement Income Challenges.

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July 14, 2006

Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Maritz Research as Associate Member

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June 28, 2006

Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Unveils Solution to Solve Financial Advisors’ Income Planning Education Needs;
Organization Signals Intention to Lead Retirement Income Industry’s Educational Efforts

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June 26, 2006

Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Founding Chairman, Francois Gadenne, to Present Keynote Address at
Institutional Investor’s European Investment Roundtable. Sept 14th in Barcelona, Spain

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June 28, 2006

Retirement Income Industry Association Becomes Sponsor of Financial Research Corporation’s 2nd Annual Retirement Income Conference

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June 15, 2006

National Association of Fixed Annuities (NAFA) Becomes Member of Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA);
Two Groups Jointly Sponsor Conferences, Plan Other Activities

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June 1, 2006

The Retirement Learning Center supports industry-wide designations through our relationships with the Retirement
Income Industry Association

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April 19, 2006

METLIFE JOINS RETIREMENT INCOME INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION AS FOUNDING MEMBER
Financial Services Industry Leads the Charge for Retirement Income Security

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April 4, 2006

FundQuest, Inc. has been named a founding member of the new Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA.)

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Feb. 2, 2006

Wealth2k, Inc. Joins with Leading Companies to Found The Retirement Income Industry Association;Industry Group Moves to
Strengthen the Future Retirement Security of Millions of Americans

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February 28, 2006

Symetra Joins Effort to Tackle America’s Looming Retirement Crisis

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January 30, 2006

Aviva Helps Found Industry Group Focused On Meeting Retirement Income Challenges

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January 24th, 2006

Retirement Income Industry Association Announces Founding Members, Upcoming Conference: January 2006:

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