John Ripley and Ed de la Rosa are members of Ed Slott's Master Elite IRA Advisor Group, the nation's most exclusive group of advisors for expertise in retirement distribution planning.  

Ed Slott's Elite and Master Elite IRA Advisor program comprises an elite group of professional financial advisors with extensive IRA experience who take great strides to study directly with Ed Slott and his team continually. Ed Slott's Elite and Master Elite, IRA Advisor Group, provides its members ongoing access to the most up-to-date IRA information available to properly and professionally service the IRA decisions necessary to ensure each client minimizes taxation and maximizes the effectiveness of every dollar of their IRA wealth.

Advisors in the group are dedicated to becoming and maintaining their status as IRA funding and distribution experts and have made a commitment to continue their lifelong journey to enhance and update their IRA knowledge and skills. Ed Slott's Elite IRA Advisors are equipped with up-to-date tools, education, and resources to help their clients navigate each season of their financial lives and transfer wealth efficiently. 

Who is Ed Slott?

Ed Slott, CPA, is the nationally recognized IRA and retirement planning distribution expert, best-selling author, and professional speaker.
His latest books include The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb (Penguin Random House, 2021), Ed Slott’s Retirement Decisions Guide: 2022 Edition (IRAHelp, 2022), and Fund Your Future: A Tax-Smart Savings Plan in Your 20s and 30s (IRAHelp, 2021). He has also hosted several public television programs, including his latest, Ed Slott’s Retirement Freedom!, and is a Professor of Practice at The American College of Financial Services.

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 comprises nearly 450 of the nation’s top financial professionals dedicated to mastering advanced retirement account and tax planning laws and strategies.

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Ed Slott can be heard on the Great Retirement Debate ( as he and Jeffery Levine purposefully take opposing sides to commonly held financial perspectives and current IRS-related rules to provide insights for consumers nationwide.