News Releases

President Obama Calls for All Americans to Have Access to Retirement Accounts

Posted on January 27, 2010

President Barack Obama tonight called for all Americans to have access to retirement accounts in his State of the Union address. Only insured retirement strategies guarantee lifetime income.

Why is President Obama Promoting Annuities?

Posted on January 26, 2010

Yesterday, President Obama announced that he would be promoting annuities in 2010, and he will most likely mention them in tomorrow’s State of the Union address to Congress. Why is the president promoting annuities?

IRI Hires Leader in Compliance, Regulatory Affairs Issues

Posted on January 22, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced the hiring of Karen Alvarado as its new Vice President for Compliance and Regulatory Affairs – rounding out the first-ever IRI government affairs team.

IRI Conference to Highlight Industry Trends, Keynote Speakers

Posted on January 14, 2010

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI)’s 2010 Marketing Conference –to be held February 21-23 in New York City – will feature the latest industry trends, gripping keynote speakers and the first-ever IRI “Advisor Forum” for financial advisors.

IRI: It’s Tax Season – For 2011

Posted on January 7, 2010

With tax season in full swing, millions of tax filers are looking for ways to maximize their deductions, while seeking additional opportunities to increase their likelihood of a refund or to reduce the amount owed to the government this year.