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February 21, 2017

Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Upcoming Self-directed IRA Conference in Washington, DC on March 27-29

This is where self-directed retirement plan leaders and professionals come to learn from each other and strategize about one of the fastest growing industries in the financial services economy,” according to Mat Sorensen.

January 20, 2017

Retirement Industry Trust Association Welcomes Dialogue Leading to Increased Investor Education and Clarification from GAO Recommendations.

Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) concurred with GAO’s recommendations that more guidance and information would benefit retirement account owners; particularly in the areas of understanding prohibited transactions, tax liability and how to determine fair market value of a wide range of investments not traded on market exchanges.

September 08, 2016

States Help Boost Retirement Savings for Workers Without Employer Plans with DOL’s Blessing

In an effort to help Americans save more for a comfortable retirement, California and 5 other states now offer employees a state retirement plan for those without a 401k or similar tax-deferred benefit plan. The Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) supports all retirement initiatives and helping people save in any way is a positive,” says Mary Mohr, Executive Director, RITA and co-pioneer of the Roth IRA.

April 19, 2016

Financial Literacy Month: 3 Ways to Improve Your Retirement Savings

In support of National Financial Literacy month – the Retirement Industry Trust Association [RITA] members shared successful client self-directed IRA strategies of investing independently in non-Wall Street alternative assets such as real estate, private equity, notes and precious metals.

March 21-23, 2016

Retirement Industry Trust Association Reveals Latest Rules & News to Financial Professionals in DC

Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) Members and conference attendees get ahead of the regulatory curve and continue to benefit from the expertise, insights and trends affecting alternative assets at the upcoming event in Washington, D.C. on March 21-23, 2016 at the W Hotel.

October 2nd, 2014alt

RITA’s Alternative Assets Training Camp for Financial Professionals to be held Oct 20-21

The Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA), the voice of the alternative asset industry, announces an intensive training camp on investing alternative assets in IRAs to be held on Oct. 20-21, 2014.


May 9, 2014

Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) Shares Top Tips to Help Investors Avoid Investment Fraud

RITA has made available a "Check Before You Invest" publication to help investors understand the role of IRA custodians & third party administrators.


January 29, 2014

Self-directed IRA Conference: Navigate Alternative Assets will be held on March 24-25, 2014 in DC by Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA)

Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) announces upcoming conference: Navigating Alternative Assets to be held on March 24-25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

March 2, 2013

All Eyes are on IRAs- over $5 Trillion Dollars and Growing! Self-directed IRA Upcoming Conference Educates Professionals on Latest Rules & Updates in DC on March 20-21

Now’s the time for IRA custodians, administrators and financial professionals to learn about the latest regulatory and legislative issues affecting self-directed IRAs at the upcoming conference hosted by the Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) to be held in Washington DC, March 20-21, 2013.

altAugust 17, 2012

Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) Launches Industry’s First Self-directed IRA Professional Certification Program at Upcoming Conference in AZ, Oct 3-5

The self-directed IRA industry is rapidly growing as investors seek alternatives to stocks, bonds and mutual funds. IRA professionals, trust officers, third party administrators & RITA members will master new rules, regulations and compliance issues at the upcoming Retirement Industry Trust Association (RITA) conference in Arizona, beginning Oct 1st.