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Most experts agreed, pre-COVID-19, that it was a good idea to shore up Social Security, to make sure workplace plans are sound, to offer Secure Choice type plans to those who don’t have retirement plan access, and to make sure SECURE Act improvements are properly implemented.

Then came the coronavirus pandemic. It has laid bare societal and economic problems in America, and increased awareness of the massive racial and financial inequality underlying the daily lives of many of its citizens. And it has made those existing problems worse.

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C.J. Marwitz

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