ASPPA credentials place members at the top of the retirement plan industry. ASPPA members stay ahead of their peers with access to unmatched levels of education, information, networking and advocacy.
Earn valuable credentials through professional development.
Get up-to-date regulatory and legislative news.
Attend national and regional conferences.
Network with industry experts.
Benefit from industry representation in Washington, D.C.
ASPPA members benefit from comprehensive education and examination programs for consultants and administrators, actuaries, and other benefit professionals. ASPPA is dedicated to providing members and the retirement plan industry with top quality continuing education programs. ASPPA expands and grows the education offerings each year, so they best reflect legal and regulatory changes. ASPPA courses probe each subject fully. The rigorous examination series that follows leads to the award of highly regarded professional credentials. Continuing education credits are offered through conferences, quizzes in ASPPA journal, taking courses and exams, and webcasts.
ASPPA members enjoy immediate access to vital information on issues and changes in the retirement plan industry. The bimonthly technical publication, Plan Consultant, provides insight into legislative and regulatory developments. Plan Consultant also offers deeper technical analyses of benefit plan matters and the effects of new regulations. The ASPPA asap news service provides timely industry intelligence and updates on breaking legislative and regulatory developments critical to those in the retirement plan field. The monthly electronic publication, ASPPA eNEWS, highlights the most recent and upcoming activities of ASPPA and its affiliate organizations.
Each year, ASPPA sponsors the Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.; Summer Conference in the West; the 401(k) Summit; and Employee Benefits Conferences in the Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Central, Mountain, and Pacific coast regions. ASPPA members receive discounted registration for attendance at conferences. In addition, all ASPPA members are listed in, and receive a copy of, the ASPPA Yearbook – a priceless networking resource.
ASPPA's online Discussion Forums provide a means for ASPPA members to exchange technical information, questions and ideas relating to the retirement industry.
ASPPA is the only organization made up exclusively of retirement plan professionals and actively advocating for legislative and regulatory changes to expand and improve the private pension system. ASPPA takes a leading role in obtaining legislative changes to simplify laws governing pensions and in promoting retirement plan coverage. Many recently enacted pension law changes were proposals developed by ASPPA’s Government Affairs Committee. To attain this level of influence, ASPPA’s volunteer members and staff are in regular contact with key people involved in pension issues in the congressional and executive branches of government. Keeping ASPPA’s positions in the forefront, the organization representatives routinely testify at congressional and regulatory hearings.
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