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Secure 2.0 Act

In 2019 the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE Act), changed tax planning and opened an easier pathway for average Americans to save for retirement. Since 2019 revisions have been proposed, and currently the SECURE Act 2.0 is being debated in Congress.

The House almost unanimously approved the Secure Act 2.0 in March of this year while the Senate has been working on its own version called the Enhancing American Retirement Now (EARN Act). The intent behind these proposals is to bolster Americans retirement savings since the majority of the population is still drastically underprepared for retirement. There is a good chance the SECURE Act 2.0 will be passed, as both the House and Senate versions feature similar provisions with slight differences such as dates and ages. The final bill is still being debated, but we do have an outline of what is currently on the table:

Provisions among the two proposals currently include:

We will continue to monitor updates along the way, but the current proposals do bring good news for retirement savers and retirees!

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