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NAPA

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is pleased to announce its annual list of Top Women Advisors.

Now in its fifth year, the Top Women Advisors accolade was launched in 2015 to acknowledge the contributions of a growing number of women who are making significant contributions to the retirement industry, as well as bringing excellence to the profession.

ARLINGTON, VA (Sept. 12, 2019) – The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is pleased to announce the Top 10 Defined Contribution (DC) Wholesalers, as selected by the nation's leading retirement plan advisors.

The Top 10 DC Wholesalers in two categories – recordkeeping and DCIO (defined contribution investment only) - were drawn from the list of Top 100 DC Wholesalers, based on votes cast by several thousand advisors from a list of more than 600 wholesalers nominated by NAPA Firm Partner recordkeepers and Defined Contribution Investment Only (DCIO) providers.  

ARLINGTON, VA (Sept. 10, 2019) – The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is pleased to announce its list of 100 Top Defined Contribution (DC) Wholesalers, as selected by the nation's leading retirement plan advisors.

This year's list drew an overwhelming response.  Finalists for this recognition were selected based on votes cast by several thousand advisors from a list of more than 600 wholesalers nominated by NAPA Firm Partner recordkeepers and Defined Contribution Investment Only (DCIO) providers.  

ARA

ARLINGTON, VA (November 1, 2019) —Today Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) unveiled her plan to pay for “Medicare for All” – and it’s going to come right out of the retirement savings of the Middle Class.

Warren, a Democratic presidential aspirant, claims to raise “about $800 billion” over the next ten years by what is called a “small” tax on financial transactions” which would include the hard-earned money set aside in the retirement savings of millions of hard-working Americans.   

ARLINGTON, VA (October 1, 2019) —Effective January 1, leadership of the Plan Sponsor Council of America – the nation’s premier information, education and advocacy association for plan sponsors - will transition to Will Hansen, Chief Government Affairs Officer for the American Retirement Association.

ARLINGTON, VA (July 29, 2019) —Middle-class American retirements are being targeted to pay for another political promise – the latest a “Medicare for All” proposal from U.S. Senator Kamala Harris.

ARLINGTON, VA (July 24, 2019) —Today the 401(k) is Main Street’s retirement plan – but tens of millions of American workers don’t have access to this opportunity.

According to a new state-by-state analysis [i] published by the American Retirement Association, more than 5 million employers in the United States still don’t offer a workplace retirement savings benefit, a generation after the 401(k) plan design was first introduced.

NTSA

ARLINGTON, VA (September 5, 2019) – Just in time for 403(b) Day, new research from the National Tax-Deferred Savings Association (NTSA) highlights opportunities that can help increase participation and savings for the nation’s public education professionals.

 

ARLINGTON, VA (Aug. 13, 2019) – The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association (NTSA) has opened nominations for the 2020 NTSA Elite Advisor Award.

Established in 2014, the NTSA Elite Advisor Award is an annual member recognition program that has been established to honor Financial Advisors whose presence and innovative works have helped shape the best practices in serving clients in the ERISA non-profit, 403(b), and 457 retirement industry, as well as to acknowledge their specific outstanding, unique accomplishments and/or contributions.

ACOPA

CHICAGO, IL – The ASPPA College of Pension Actuaries (ACOPA) has honored Kevin Donovan with the 2019 Edward E. Burrows Distinguished Achievement Award.

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