collage of lit up letters spelling Annuity and symbols near it (Photo: Shutterstock)

The SECURE Act – a law aimed at easing Americans’ transition into retirement – turns one year old this December. This milestone sheds a light on how the retirement landscape has changed since the Act was first passed in 2019 due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

From stock market volatility to widespread layoffs and business closures and lockdowns, workers nearing retirement are now struggling to take the step into retirement in the wake of the pandemic – and this is concerning for plan sponsors.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and
  • Exclusive discounts on and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.