IRI Updates

Help Promote Retirement Planning

Posted on March 10, 2014

Partner kits are now available for National Retirement Planning Week® 2014, which will take place April 7-11.

Tax Reform Discussion Draft Unveiled

Posted on February 26, 2014

IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford issued a statement after Rep. Dave Camp unveiled his tax reform discussion draft. In her statement, Weatherford noted the overlap between tax policy and retirement security in America.

Sen. Wyden Named Senate Finance Committee Chairman

Posted on February 13, 2014

IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford congratulated Sen. Wyden on his selection to the chairmanship of the Senate Finance Committee, and welcomed the opportunity to partner with him to advance retirement security in America.

IRI Provides Testimony on FIO Insurance Regulation Report

Posted on February 4, 2014

IRI provided testimony to a congressional subcommittee, offering its support for several recommendations – contained in a recently released report by the FIO – focused on increasing the uniformity and effectiveness of insurance regulation.

IRI Lauds Senate Passage of Insurance Licensing Reforms

Posted on January 30, 2014

IRI released the following statement from IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford after the Senate today voted 67-32 to pass NARAB II legislation. The legislation was contained within S. 1926, a bill related to the National Flood Insurance Program.

IRI Releases New Gen X Research

Posted on January 30, 2014

A new IRI research study on the retirement outlook for Generation X shows a decline in retirement confidence and savings among the cohort. GenXers reported that their median retirement savings have dropped 15 percent over the last two years.

IRI Issues Statement after State of the Union Address

Posted on January 29, 2014

IRI released a statement from IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford following President Obama's State of the Union address. She commended President Obama for focusing on retirement security in America.

IRI Identifies Top 2014 Public Policy Priorities

Posted on January 28, 2014

In advance of tonight’s State of the Union address, IRI released a statement from IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford outlining IRI’s federal policy priorities in 2014. Protecting and expanding access to retirement information and services tops list.

Speakers Announced for IRI Marketing Summit 2014

Posted on January 13, 2014

IRI announced that the IRI Marketing Summit 2014 will take place March 23-25 in New York and will include keynotes by industry experts including Jefferson National CEO Mitch Caplan and Goldman Sachs U.S. Senior Investment Strategist Abby Joseph Cohen.

IRI State of the Industry Report Sees More Favorable Environment Ahead

Posted on December 17, 2013

IRI released its state of the industry report identifying opportunities ahead in 2014. IRI sees macroeconomic headwinds easing after interest rates rose in 2013. With ongoing product innovation and consumer demand, the industry is poised to grow in 2014.