AARP Names Ed Slott as New Columnist

Thursday, March 05, 2020

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America’s IRA Expert to Answer Consumers’ Retirement and Tax Planning Questions in New AARP Column

NEW YORK, March 5, 2020 — Ed Slott, CPA, nationally recognized IRA expert, founder of Ed Slott and Company, LLC and creator of, has been named a columnist for AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. Through the monthly online column, Slott will provide direct advice and insight to consumers’ most pressing questions as they relate to traditional and Roth IRA and 401(k) plans, required minimum distributions (RMDs), tax and retirement planning strategies and more. Anyone can submit a question via email to [email protected]

“I consider it a great honor to team up with such an esteemed, long-standing and reputable organization like AARP,” said Slott. “With more than 38 million members, this column will get timely and important information to retirement savers nationwide. I’m eager to help pre-retirees and retirees create and implement strategic income plans so they can save more, protect and stretch their wealth.” 

As a professional speaker, best-selling author and television personality, Slott is known for his unparalleled ability to turn complicated tax and retirement planning concepts into understandable, actionable and entertaining advice. For more than 30 years, he has regularly presented on IRA and estate planning strategies at both consumer events and conferences for financial advisors, insurance professionals, CPAs and attorneys. His company, Ed Slott and Company, LLC, is the nation’s leading provider of accurate, timely IRA expertise and analysis, helping navigate through the second half of the retirement game.

To view Slott’s Q&A AARP column, click here, or for more information about Slott and his company, visit

ABOUT ED SLOTT: Ed Slott, CPA, is the nationally recognized IRA and retirement planning distribution expert, best-selling author and professional speaker. He most recently published Ed Slott’s Retirement Decisions Guide: 2020 Edition and has hosted several public television programs, including his latest, Retire Safe & Secure! with Ed Slott. His company, Ed Slott and Company, LLC, is the nation’s leading provider of technical IRA education for financial advisors, CPAs and attorneys. Ed Slott’s Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM is comprised of approximately 400 of the nation’s top financial professionals who are dedicated to the mastery of advanced retirement account and tax planning laws and strategies. Visit for more information.