News Releases

IRI Releases New & Improved Annuity Fact Book

Posted on September 14, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today released the new and improved 2010 Annuity Fact Book.

Variable Annuity Affordability on the Rise, Costs Decline

Posted on August 31, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today released a report on sales flow data within the U.S. variable annuity market for the second quarter. Compiled by Advanced Sales & Marketing Corporation,

AARP and IRI Join Forces to Educate Financial Advisors/Professionals on Boomer Issues

Posted on August 26, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) and AARP are joining forces to offer two complimentary webinars on how to communicate during the financial planning process with 50+ consumer-investors who might be experiencing social,

Total Second Quarter Annuity Sales Post Record Highs

Posted on August 25, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced second quarter results for the U.S. annuity industry.

Unretired Boomers Rank “Living Within A Fixed Income” As Top Retirement Focus

Posted on August 11, 2010

IRI released an exclusive report today that found unretired Boomer households that are more than five years out from retiring consider "living within a fixed income" to be their top retirement focus.

IRI CEO Nationally Recognized As Top Association Executive

Posted on July 29, 2010

CEO Update Magazine has selected Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) CEO Cathy Weatherford as one of the nation’s top association executives for 2010. Weatherford joins the ranks of 20 elite leaders that were selected from hundreds of candidates.

IRI Releases Second Quarter Product Trend Update For U.S. Variable Annuity Market

Posted on July 28, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today released a report on product trend updates within the U.S. variable annuity market for the second quarter.

One-Year Anniversary of Successful Rebranding

Posted on July 20, 2010

Marking one year since the IRI initiated its extensive and successful rebranding efforts from the old NAVA, the Institute is engaged in a widespread roll out of its Members Only Website to more than 30,000 financial professionals.

Pershing President Named to IRI Board of Directors

Posted on June 22, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced that Pershing President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Shea has been named to its Board of Directors.

IRI Testimony to Senate Committee On Aging

Posted on June 16, 2010

Read IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford's written testimony to the Senate Special Committee on Aging.