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IRI NAMES TWO NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Posted on June 23, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced changes to its board of directors.  Joining the IRI board of directors are Steve Scanlon, Head of Individual Retire

HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARING TO DISCUSS RETIREMENT SECURITY ISSUES

Posted on June 23, 2021

Momentum Building to Advance Bipartisan Measure This Year WASHINGTON, D.C. – Momentum for comprehensive, bipartisan retirement security legislation is building, according to the Insured Retireme

IRI ISSUES FIRST QUARTER 2021 ANNUITY SALES REPORT

Posted on June 21, 2021

Fixed Annuity Sales Flat, Variable Sales Jump WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Sales of fixed and variable annuities were $56.7 billion in the first quarter of 2021, up 3.9 percent from fourth-quarter 2

IRI STATE OF THE INDUSTRY REPORT

Posted on June 3, 2021

Rebound, Progress Toward Digital Solutions, and High Potential for More Retirement Relief from Congress Expected WASHINGTION, D.C. – 2021 should prove to be a year of increasing annuity sales, p

IRI SUPPORTS CARDIN-PORTMAN RETIREMENT LEGISLATION

Posted on May 21, 2021

Prospects are improving for Congress to advance comprehensive retirement security legislation this year, which today announced its support for a bipartisan measure introduced by Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio).

SENATE RETIREMENT LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Posted on May 19, 2021

Congress continues to signal strong, bipartisan interest in improving retirement savings opportunities and lifetime income choices for workers and retirees.

SENATE COMMITTEE HEARING EXPLORES RETIREMENT SECURITY MEASURES

Posted on May 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee will hold a hearing this week to examine issues surrounding retirement security and measures Congress

IRI ISSUES FOURTH QUARTER 2020 ANNUITY SALES REPORT

Posted on May 6, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sales of fixed and variable annuities ended the year at $207.5 billion, down 8.9 percent from 2019 sales of $227.8 billion, according to the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI)

HOUSE COMMITTEE TO VOTE ON BIPARTISAN RETIREMENT LEGISLATION

Posted on May 5, 2021

Measure Will Improve Workplace Retirement Plans and Access to Lifetime Income Solutions IRI Letter to House Ways and Means Committee Bill Text Section-by-section summary WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Ho

IRI URGES BIDEN ADMINISTRATION, CONGRESS TO INCLUDE RETIREMENT SECURITY MEASURES IN AMERICAN FAMILIES PLAN

Posted on April 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden’s American Families Plan should be augmented with additional measures to help America's workers and retirees relieve the growing anxiety they feel about

IRI SUPPORTS AMERICAN INFRASTRUCTURE BONDS ACT

Posted on April 23, 2021

Significant Opportunity for Life Insurance Industry to Invest in Municipal Infrastructure Projects WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate legislation creating new “American Infrastructure Bonds”

IRI CONFERENCE ZEROES IN ON INDUSTRY ISSUES, CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES IN 2021

Posted on April 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Virtual may be the current reality for industry gatherings, but that is not hindering the delivery of robust content by compelling speakers at the Insured Retirement Institute

IRI CONGRATULATES GARY GENSLER ON CONFIRMATION AS SEC CHAIR

Posted on April 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Gary Gensler as the new Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (

IRI CONGRATULATES MARTIN J. WALSH ON CONFIRMATION AS LABOR SECRETARY

Posted on March 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) issued the following statement following the Senate’s confirmation of former Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh as Secretary of Labor. &

IRI ANNOUNCES SPRING VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Posted on March 16, 2021

“20 in 21” Features 20 Sessions Covering Critical Topics Affecting the Insured Retirement Industry WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) is hosting a virtual con