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ARLINGTON, VA – The nation’s private retirement system depends on the employers who take on the responsibility for creating and sustaining workplace retirement plans – and the nation’s leading information and advocacy resource for plan sponsors has developed a new program to help them do just that – at no cost.

ARLINGTON, VA – Middle-class American retirement savers could pay the price of new legislation targeting financial transactions.

“It’s called the Wall Street Tax Act, but it’s really a Main Street savings attack,” said Brian Graff, CEO of the American Retirement Association.

ARLINGTON, VA – In response to trademark infringement litigation recently initiated by CFA Institute, the American Retirement Association has issued the following statement:

“We were extremely disappointed that CFA Institute chose to file a civil lawsuit regarding alleged trademark infringement, rather than allow the administrative tribunal of the US Patent and Trademark Office to conclude its review of the merits of their claims, a process which was already underway.

ARLINGTON, VA — The American Retirement Association’s (ARA’s) mission is to protect and strengthen our nation’s retirement plan system. With retirement issues looming large for the next Congress, the ARA has revamped its government affairs leadership team with two key additions.

Will Hansen joins in the new role of Chief Government Affairs Officer, effective January 7, and Allison Wielobob has been named General Counsel of the American Retirement Association, effective January 28. 


ARLINGTON, VA – In an effort to improve the understanding of retirement planning options and improve participation rates in 403(b) plans, the National Tax-Deferred Savings Association (NTSA) has created a comprehensive retirement educational program that is available to school districts and their employees across America. 

TAMPA, FL – The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association is proud to announce the winners of its 2019 Elite Advisor Award.

Selected by a panel of judges from 12 finalists, the 2019 NTSA Elite Advisor Award winners are:

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association is proud to announce the finalists for its prestigious NTSA 2019 Elite Advisor Award.

Chosen from the group of 17 semi-finalists, the 2019 NTSA Elite Advisor Award finalists are:

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association (NTSA) has honored Susan J. Jennings with its Bob D. Schiller Award for her lifetime achievements and meritorious service.

The NTSA Bob D. Schiller Award recognizes individuals who have given freely of themselves, their time and resources to the NTSA and to the 403(b)/457 industry — individuals who have gone above and beyond expectations. It is named in memory of Bob Schiller, an enthusiastic supporter of the NTSA who devoted his time and energy to its success.


ARLINGTON, VA – The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is pleased to announce NAPA’s 2018 Top Retirement Plan Advisors Under 40.

Established in 2014, this year the list is drawn from an incredible pool of nearly 600 nominations provided by NAPA broker-dealer/RIA Firm Partners, vetted by a panel of senior advisor industry experts based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative data submitted by the nominees.

These “Young Guns” are widely seen as the future – and in a growing number of cases current – leaders of the retirement plan advisor industry.

ARLINGTON, VA — The National Association of Plan Advisors has published its list of the nation’s top defined contribution (DC) Advisor Teams.

Unlike other lists, this focuses on individual firms, or what may, in a wirehouse environment, be referred to as a team, or office, and the assets under advisement related to their defined contribution (DC) practice specifically.  This year publication of the list was also accompanied by the list of the nation’s Top DC Multi-Office Advisor Firms.