78 million reasons

The International Foundation for Retirement Education® (InFRE) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1997 to address the tremendous retirement challenge facing all Americans. It exists solely to help retirement counselors and administrators increase the retirement readiness of the American worker. With InFRE, professionals from multiple industries have access to quality education and tools so they can assist employees and clients with retirement preparedness. This way, everyone can face a more secure future.

Our mission:

  • Emphasize the need for individual and family personal responsibility in retirement planning and saving
  • Contribute to both national and family economic security by increasing awareness of the need for personal responsibility in retirement planning on the part of individuals and families
  • Provide an ongoing forum for industry, government and educators to be the voice and identifier of retirement risks and realities for the benefit of the general public
  • Protect the general public by advancing recognition among retirement planning professionals of the need for continuing education, a code of ethics, and professional certification for retirement plan counselors.