The SECURE Act became effective late last year and will usher in some of the most sweeping changes to retirement plans in decades. After an overview of significant retirement laws, agents will discuss the purpose of the SECURE Act. They will better understand some of the key changes outlined in the act. They will examine how the SECURE Act impacts employer-sponsored retirement plans, defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, individual retirement accounts, and 529 plans. They will identify and consider retirement planning solutions, including life insurance, for issues created because of this act.