American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries

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American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
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ASPPA logo
Motto Working for America's Retirement
Formation 1966
Type Professional body
Headquarters Arlington, VA
Location United States of America
Membership 16,000 +
Official language
English
President
David M. Lipkin, MSPA (Oct 2013-Present)
Website http://www.asppa.org

The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries or ASPPA is a national organization for career retirement plan professionals. The membership consists of the many disciplines supporting retirement income management and benefits policy. ASPPA represents those who have made a career of retirement plan and pension policy work.

ASPPA was founded in 1966 originally as an actuarial organization. Since then ASPPA has expanded and diversified its membership to include all types of pension professionals — from actuaries, consultants, and administrators to insurance professionals, financial planners, accountants, attorneys, and human resource managers.

Exam-based Professional Credentials[edit]

ASPPA offers the following examination-based professional credentials:

  • Tax-Exempt & Governmental Plan Consultant (TGPC)
  • Qualified Plan Financial Consultant (QPFC)
  • Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA)
  • Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)
  • Certified Pension Consultant (CPC)
  • Fellow, Society of Pension Actuaries (FSPA)

The examination requirements for the above certifications include proficiency in the following subject areas:[1]

Conferences[edit]

ASPPA provides or co-sponsors more than 15 major conferences in the retirement plan industry throughout the year.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ASPPA Credential Requirements
  2. ^ ASPPA Conferences

External links[edit]