News & Notes

  • President's Message

    Wow. 2020 has arrived! As I write this, I can’t help but look back on my years as a member and president of NPEA and recognize that NPEA is so much more than an organization or a conference. NPEA is all about sharing experiences and learning from one another in order to achieve successes that would be more difficult to attain if we traveled this path on our own. I can’t wait to see what we can do as an organization in 2020 and into the future.  Read More »

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    Integrating Print and Online

    We have a wide variety of new tools at our disposal to tell our stories and communicate to our audiences—from video and audio to blogs and social networks. But that doesn’t mean the “old” vehicles, such as print, should be tossed on the scrap heap. The smart approach is knowing how to use all of the communication channels available to you to reach and engage your audiences.  Read More »

  • Retirement Provisions Enacted in (and Excluded from) the Congressional Spending Deal

    Attached to Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations legislation, signed into law late December 2019, was the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act and the Bipartisan American Miners Act. Among the various enacted changes are a handful that are applicable to governmental plans, including: an increase in the required minimum distribution age from 70½ to 72, allowing parents to withdraw up to $5,000 from retireme...  Read More »

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    Cybersecurity is top priority for 2020

    Welcome to 2020. The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) still ranks cybersecurity as the top priority for 2020. We are barely rounding out the first month of the new year, and we have already seen a couple of important cybersecurity concerns.  Read More »

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    Endless Adventures at the 2019 Annual Conference

    Wow. What a time we had at the 2019 Annual Conference in beautiful Naples, FL. A big thanks to our attendees, speakers and vendors for their participation.For those of you that attended and those that didn’t, here are a few reminders of this year’s conference:This year we had 150 total registered attendees, representing 65 systems.   Read More »

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    Join Us in The Sunshine State for the 2019 Annual Conference!

    Do you want to learn from dynamic expert speakers? Would you like to network and make career-long friends with industry peers? Are you ready to have some fun? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you need to attend the 2019 NPEA Annual Conference!  Read More »

  • NPEA Member Blog is Great Way to Gather and Share Information

    Do you have a new initiative, but aren’t sure how to go about getting it done? Maybe you have a situation and are wondering if any other systems face the same thing?  Read More »

  • What is Your Go-To Source for Quality Research Information on Retirement Industry?

    When looking for quality research about the retirement industry, what is your go to source?   Read More »

  • Fond Farewell to Tucson

    The sun has set on Tucson and the 2018 conference. However, attendees were treated to beautiful weather, top-notch speakers and unique networking opportunities. If you missed us in the Grand Canyon state, here are just a few of the exciting things the annual conference offered this year.   Read More »

  • Cohen on Big Business of Aging, Power of Universities

    Dean of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and 2016 NPEA guest speaker Dr. Pinchas Cohen published an essay for the Milken Institute and the PBS Next Avenue series on how universities drive innovation in aging.   Read More »

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