It is with deep sadness that we record the passing of Rabbi Dr. Chaim Wakslak, for many years the Rabbi of the Young Israel of Long Beach, New York. The funeral was on Friday February 21. We extend our condolences to his wife Rivkah, to their children, and their grandchildren.

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, which included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE”). SECURE made changes that apply to retirement savings and employee benefits, some of which will be discussed herein.