Resources: Professional & Pension Related Sites
American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA): www.asppa.org
ASPPA is a national organization of retirement benefits professionals. ASPPA offers the following designations: MSPA, FSPA, CPC, QPA, APM, QKA, QPFC.
Employee Benefit Research Institute: www.ebri.org
EBRI is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to data dissemination, policy research, and education on economic security and employee benefits.
Financial Accounting Standards Board: www.fasb.org
The FASB is a non-profit organization that establishes standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information.
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans: www.ifebp.org
IFEBP is a non-profit, non-lobbying educational association serving the employee benefits and compensation industry. IFEBP offers the following designations: CEBS, GBA, RPA.
National Institute of Pension Administrators: www.nipa.org
NIPA is a provider of educational programs for retirement plan professionals. NIPA offers the following designations: APA and APR.
Society of Actuaries: www.soa.org
The Society of Actuaries is an education, research and membership organization for actuaries in North America and includes members from around the world. The SOA offers the following designations: FSA and ASA.