NU Online News Service, Sept. 29, 2003, 1:23 p.m. EDT – The National Retirement Planning Coalition, Washington, has picked Ben Stein to be the honorary chairperson for National Retirement Planning Week.

Stein is a business writer who has reached out to younger consumers by hosting the game show “Win Ben Stein’s Money” on the Comedy Central cable television network.

Sen. Bob Dole served as the retirement planning week chairman in 2002.

Retirement planning week coalition members include National Association for Variable Annuities, Reston, Va.