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February 21, 2024

IRI OFFERS PROPOSALS FOR U.S. TREASURY FINANCIAL INCLUSION STRATEGY

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI)  offered several proposals to assist the U.S. Treasury Department in developing a…

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February 15, 2024

IRI VISION – PROPOSED DOL RULE IMPERILS RETIREMENT SECURITY FOR MILLIONS

Today, the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) is testifying at a second U.S. House of Representatives hearing about the flawed U.S….

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February 15, 2024

PRESSURE MOUNTING AGAINST FLAWED LABOR DEPARTMENT FINANCIAL ADVICE RULE

Second House Hearing to Examine Proposal that Threatens Retirement Security for Millions WASHINGTON, D.C. – A flawed Department of Labor…

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February 12, 2024

IRI VISION: A BOLD PLAN FOR RETIREMENT SECURITY

Defined benefit pension plans through private employers have all but evaporated. Today’s workers rely on defined contribution retirement plans –…

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February 7, 2024

LEGISLATION WOULD EXPAND RETIREMENT SAVINGS TO MILLIONS OF EMPLOYEES

IRI Says Bill Will Advance Financial Equity, Security for Workers and Families  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation introduced today would expand…

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February 6, 2024

STATEMENT BY WAYNE CHOPUS, PRESIDENT AND CEO, INSURED RETIREMENT INSTITUTE ON THE PROTECTING INNOVATION IN INVESTMENT ACT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) opposes the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) ‘Conflicts of Interest Associated…

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February 6, 2024

IRI VISION: SURVEY SAYS: DIGITAL FIRST CAN DRIVE ANNUITY MARKET GROWTH

Delivering a fast, efficient, and reliable annuity experience will encourage more financial professionals to use annuities more frequently with clients….

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January 30, 2024

IRI RESEARCH: FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Retirees who maintain a relationship with a financial professional have more savings, less debt, and greater financial…

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January 10, 2024

HOUSE HEARING EXAMINES FLAWED LABOR DEPARTMENT INVESTMENT ADVICE RULE

IRI Testifies that the Proposal is a Solution in Search of a Problem  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute…

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January 8, 2024

IRI VISION: DIGITAL FIRST FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS MAKES ANNUITIES A MORE ATTRACTIVE OFFERING

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) is leading an initiative to transform the industry through the use of digital solutions for…

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January 2, 2024

IRI TO LABOR DEPARTMENT: WITHDRAW HARMFUL INVESTMENT ADVICE RULE

“We Do Not Believe the Proposal Can or Should Be Fixed” WASHINGTON, D.C. – A proposed U.S. Department of Labor…

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December 14, 2023

IRI RESEARCH: ADOPTION OF DIGITAL FIRST STRATEGIES ARE CRITICAL TO FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS’ USE OF ANNUITIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recent research by the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) found that financial professionals who do not currently use…

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