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 September 7, 2021, the American Retirement Association wrote to Representative Richard Neal (D-MA, 1st), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, to endorse Subtitle B or the Retirement Subtitle of the Build Back Better Act. (more…)
On July 28, 2021, Brian Graff, CEO of the American Retirement Association, testified before the Senate Finance Committee in a Hearing entitled: “Building on Bipartisan Retirement Legislation: How Can Congress Help?”. In his testimony, Mr. Graff cited projections that enactment of new legislation could create 51 million new individuals saving for retirement and add an additional $6.2 trillion in retirement savings over a 10-year period.…
On June 10, 2021, the American Retirement Association wrote to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to respond to the request for input on climate-related financial disclosures. The American Retirement Association urged the SEC to include clear, consistent easily understood information accounting for the widest array of investors in these disclosure requirements. (more…)