The “View Across the Silos℠”

If the gaps in your retirement advisory process or institutional practices put you and your clients at risk, RIIA® provides members with the market’s best performing asset: Validated Knowledge.

RIIA gives you access to ten+ years of client-focused experience with researchers and peers who belong to a thousand-strong network of clients, advisors, vendors, distributors and manufacturers.

Together, we are building the most objective, rigorous, comprehensive and tool-enabled body of knowledge for retirement income planning in the Fiduciary Age.

The most objective, defensible process that “minds the gaps” in the traditional planning processes

RIIA was founded as the “View Across the Silos” to create a neutral, Switzerland-like association that does not lobby and that has the mission to “Discover, Validate and Teach the New Realities of Retirement”.

Demonstrate to your clients that your retirement training makes you uniquely qualified to earn their business, to solve their retirement problems, and justifies your associated fees.

The only course of study that maps a complete view of the retirement territory

RIIA’s structural objectivity makes it a natural map-maker for the entire retirement territory. Comprehensive and inclusive map-making is the basis of the Retirement Management Analyst® curriculum as summarized in RIIA’s Procedural Prudence MapSM.

Our step-by-step framework to apply to your clients’ needs is easy to explain and differentiates you from other providers.

Proven value for business growth based on 10 years of client-centric experience

Read about the value our members received in the last 10 years and what they expect to receive in the next 10 years.

Separate yourself from other advisors without specific retirement training, increasing your ability to obtain new customers and assets.

Reliable content based on rigorous academic, practitioner and client peer-review

Members have free access to RIIA’s Intellectual Property including the Retirement Management Analyst (RMA®) Curriculum, research papers, pdf downloads of all Retirement Management Journal® issues, and more. Non-members have free access limited to the “Between the IssuesSM” pdf downloads and the twice-monthly webinars. The general public, including clients worldwide, have access to RIIA’s books and journals on

See how our training goes beyond simple rules of thumb and other “new labels on old wine” alternatives.

Exclusive tools to create comprehensive, client-specific outcomes

Learn about the independent software application that implements the RMA Curriculum in addition to RIIA’s many other opportunities for continuing education including the measured learning outcomes from the RMA distance learning programs at accredited universities.
Clearly and concisely answer your clients’ question: “Where will my retirement income come from?”