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Consolidation Corner is the Retirement Clearinghouse (RCH) blog, and features the latest articles and bylines from our executives, addressing important retirement savings portability topics.

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E. Thomas (Tom) Johnson Jr. is Retirement Clearinghouse's Head of Business Development within the financial services industry. He also works with Spencer Williams on RCH public policy development. A financial services industry veteran of more than 35 years, Johnson previously was SVP and head of Business Development for New York Life’s Retirement Income Security business, where he was responsible for developing and leading New York Life’s strategy with regard to guarantees in retirement plans and rollover IRAs. Prior to New York Life, Johnson was with MassMutual for 12 years, most recently as head of Business Development for the company’s Retirement Income Business. Johnson began his career at The Johnson Companies, a benefits consulting firm, recognized as the birthplace of the 401(k) savings plan. He has a B.A. in Religion from Gettysburg College and attended the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development. He has been a Board member of the Plan Sponsor Council of America, the Retirement Income Industry Association and a trustee for the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
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80th EBRI Policy Forum to Address Key Retirement Policy Issues

Employee Benefit Research Insititute EBRIOn Thursday, May 11th, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) will conduct their 80th Policy Forum, sponsored by the EBRI Education and Research Fund (ERF). Hosted at the 20 F Street, NW Conference Center, the Forum is scheduled from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

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March 30th Washington DC Forum to Showcase Retirement Plan Portability & Public Policy

Portability Event Sponsors - EBRI, FSR, WISERAn upcoming event in Washington, DC, to be held on March 30th and hosted by the Financial Services Roundtable, promises to be both highly-interesting and informative, addressing the very latest in retirement plan portability research and development.

The event, Retirement Plan Portability & Public Policy: Unlocking the potential in portability, will take place at the Financial Services Roundtable’s headquarters [map] from 10:30 a.m. to Noon, and is free to attend. Click here to view a full agenda. 

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LIMRA's Secure Retirement Institute Features Auto Portability Research

LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute Defined Contributions Auto PortabilityThis January, LIMRA’s Secure Retirement Institute is promoting their research on Auto Portability, which contains an impressive array of information.

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Celebrating 20 Years of Being WISER!

WISER Women's Institute For A Secure RetirementRetirement Clearinghouse and the RLJ Companies congratulate the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) on their Twentieth Anniversary Celebration and HERO Awards Reception, taking place September 20th, 2016 at 101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. 

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WISER Fall Forum to Explore Auto Portability As Solution to Reducing Cash Outs and Preserving 401(k) Assets

On Wednesday, September 30th, the Women’s Institute For a Secure Retirement (WISER), in collaboration with Retirement Clearinghouse (RCH), hosts a Forum entitled The Leading Edge - Auto Portability: Solution to Prevent Cash Outs & Preserve 401(k) Assets.

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