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IRI Supports Bi-partisan Legislation to Help Americans Achieve Their Retirement Goals

Posted on January 8, 2018

Bills will Better Prepare Consumers & Increase Access to Lifetime Income

Senate Confirms EBSA Assistant Secretary

Posted on December 22, 2017

IRI Congratulates Preston Rutledge​

Senate Confirms SEC Nominations

Posted on December 22, 2017

IRI Congratulates Hester Peirce & Robert Jackson

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Top Ten Findings from IRI’s New Research on Retirees

Much of the available research on retirement focuses on those who are still in the planning stages. But what about those in retirement, and what lessons from their experiences can help shape and improve the retirement outlook for future generations?

Honoring All Grandparents

The air is changing in Washington. The sticky summer heat that engulfs you the second you step outside in the morning has now been replaced with the crisp, bright air of fall. And we know what that...

Happy Birthday, Social Security!

It’s striking to consider the impact Social Security has had on retirement security since the program was enacted 81 years ago. But today Americans may be over relying on it to fund their retirement years.

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Long-term planning for your client and your practice

Posted on November 17, 2016 by Joe Biloon, CFP®, AEP®

Research shows that long-term care expenses can deplete client resources two to three times faster than intended. This month is Long-term Care Awareness Month and an opportune time for advisors to engage clients about long-term care solutions.

The Value of Expert Advice in a ‘DIY’ World

In today’s do-it-yourself (DIY) world, Americans can find answers to pretty much any question on their own with a simple Internet search. How do I repaint my living room?

Social Security is a Critical Retirement Asset and When to Claim It Can Make a Big Difference

The occasion of National Retirement Planning Week offers an opportunity to reflect on two of the most important questions in retirement planning: when to stop working and when to take Social Security.

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IRI Insight – Winter 2017-18

Posted on December 14, 2017

Annuities have had their share of detractors over the years. In fact, you may have seen disparaging advertising. But is such criticism warranted?

IRI Insight – Fall 2017

Posted on September 28, 2017

If you had to guess which age group uses digital technology the least, you’d probably say baby boomers, and you’d be right. So it might surprise you...

IRI Insight - Summer 2017

Posted on July 10, 2017

Retirement Environment Index The Retirement Environment Index from LPL Research is a holistic ranking of the attractiveness of each U.S. state as a retirement destination. This unique index looks s...

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