Based in the Washington, D.C. area, the American Retirement Association is a non-profit professional organization with two major goals: to educate all retirement plan and benefits professionals, and to create a framework of policy that gives every working American the ability to have a comfortable retirement.
On May 3, 2021, the American Retirement Association wrote to Representatives Richard Neal (D-MA, 1st), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Kevin Brady (R-TX, 8th), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee in support of the Securing a Strong Retirement Act or SECURE 2.0. (more…)
On May 3, 2021, the American Retirement Association wrote to Representatives Jimmy Panetta (D-CA, 20th) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX, 19th) in support of the Family Attribution Modernization Act. The bill updates old tax rules to reflect the modern economy and removes needless barriers to small business retirement plan formation, particularly for women business owners. (more…)
On April 29, 2021, the American Retirement Association wrote to Representatives Danny Davis (D-IL, 7th) and Darin LaHood (R-IL, 18th) in support of the Retirement Parity for Student Loans Act. This bill authorizes a new benefit so employers can give employees matching contributions into the 401(k) plan based on the amount an employee is paying in student loans. (more…)