News Releases

IRI Issues Fourth-Quarter 2016 Annuity Sales Report

Posted on March 30, 2017

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced final fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 sales results for the U.S. annuity industry

IRI APPLAUDS SENATE PASSAGE OF CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW ACT RESOLUTIONS

Posted on March 30, 2017

IRI applauds Senate passage of Congressional Review Act Resolution and calls for quick action by President Trump

IRI Honors Marketing Innovation in the Retirement Income Industry

Posted on March 21, 2017

AIG, AXA, Global Atlantic Financial Group, Legg Mason, and Nationwide Financial’s Craig Rudesill presented with IRI Marketing Innovation Awards

IRI Announces 2017 Public Policy Priorities to Advance Retirement Security

Posted on February 27, 2017

Agenda Built on Principle of Protecting and Expanding Access for Retirement Savers

Co-Plaintiff Statement on Appeal Filed in Legal Challenge to Department of Labor Rule that Prevents Financial Professionals from Best Ser...

Posted on February 24, 2017

Notice of Appeal Filed in Legal Challenge to Department of Labor Rule that Prevents Financial Professionals from Best Serving Retirement Savers WASHINGTON, D.C., February 24, 2017 – The U.S. ...

Alexander Acosta Named Next Secretary of Labor

Posted on February 23, 2017

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today issued a statement from IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford in response to the nomination of Alexander Acosta for Secretary of Labor.

IRI Applauds House Passage of Resolutions Revoking ERISA Safe-Harbors for States and Cities

Posted on February 15, 2017

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today issued a statement from IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford in response to the US House of Representatives’ vote on H.J. Res. 66 and H.J. Res. 67.

Co-Plaintiff Statement on Court Ruling Upholding the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule

Posted on February 9, 2017

The IRI and its Co-Plaintiffs issued the following statement in response to the Judge's ruling on the DOL case.

IRI Applauds Presidential Action Delaying DOL Fiduciary Rule

Posted on February 6, 2017

Today IRI released the following statement from IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford after President Donald J. Trump issued a memorandum to delay the applicability date of the DOL's Fiduciary Rule.

New Book Shares Inspiring Stories of Women Overcoming Financial Challenges

Posted on January 10, 2017

IRI President and CEO Cathy Weatherford’s new book, “Women and Wealth: Inspiring Stories from Real Women on the Path to Financial Success,” is now available to download for free at IRIonline.org.