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‘There’s not enough stocks to go around’ — Cramer says that’s a key factor in market rally

By GRA News Blog | January 14, 2021

KEY POINTS A lack of investors interested in selling stocks is helping propel the market higher, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. “People want to own stocks and there is not enough stock. There’s just not — not yet,” the “Mad Money” host said. Cramer acknowledged the investment landscape during the Covid pandemic has been unusual, saying…

‘There’s not enough stocks to go around’ — Cramer says that’s a key factor in market rally

By GRA News Blog | January 14, 2021

KEY POINTS A lack of investors interested in selling stocks is helping propel the market higher, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. “People want to own stocks and there is not enough stock. There’s just not — not yet,” the “Mad Money” host said. Cramer acknowledged the investment landscape during the Covid pandemic has been unusual, saying…

Hidden costs of home buying that go way beyond a down payment and mortgage

By GRA News Blog | January 13, 2021

Buying your first home is unlike any purchase you’ve ever made. While it can be daunting just thinking about making a down payment on a house, the asking price won’t nearly reflect the amount you’ll end up paying, with extraneous costs popping up left, right and center. And if that incites enough anxiety to stick to…

Wednesday Q&A What are some good resources to get information on stocks?

By GRA News Blog | January 13, 2021

What are some good resources to get information on stocks? On this episode of Winning at Life, Gregory goes through some suggested resources for starting out in the stock market. Find out what to look for!   Do you have questions for Gregory? Press the ASK GREGORY below and your question could be featured next!…

The Return of RMDs and Other Retirement Considerations You Should Know for 2021

By GRA News Blog | January 11, 2021

With the pandemic still raging but the promise of the vaccine in reach, many retirees are enthusiastically shoving 2020 aside and retooling for 2021. Here are some retirement-related matters to consider in the year ahead. Don’t Forget RMDs The Secure Act, passed in late 2019, boosted the age at which people must take required minimum…

Tax moves aren’t just for the wealthy. These strategies can help lower your bill

By GRA News Blog | January 8, 2021

The end of the year is fast approaching, yet there is still time to take charge of your taxes. While that might seem like something only the wealthy would do, there are also ways for the average American to save money — even if you are part of the 90% who take the standard deduction…

Tax Guidelines About Gifting

By GRA News Blog | January 7, 2021

The average taxpayer never files a gift tax return or pays gift tax, but if you’re planning big gifts this year, here are the IRS rules, just in case. The IRS requires you to report all taxable gifts you make during the year and pay the appropriate tax. However, due to the generous exclusions and…

Wednesday Q&A What do I need to know about possibly getting into precious metals?

By GRA News Blog | January 6, 2021

What do I need to know about possibly getting into precious metals? On this episode of Winning at Life, Gregory has some insight about precious metals for the listeners. Do you have questions for Gregory? Press the ASK GREGORY below and your question could be featured next! ASK GREGORY We’re Here to Help Have questions about…

5 reasons your credit score still matters in retirement

By GRA News Blog | January 6, 2021

Relaxing in retirement doesn’t mean you should get lax with your score. When you’re starting out, your credit score has a big impact on your financial health. It directly affects your ability to get a credit card or a loan, and it’s the first thing lenders check when you apply for a mortgage. But what if you’re…

What Are the Key IRS Tax Changes for 2021?

By GRA News Blog | January 5, 2021

Here’s your handy reference on the most important annual changes coming this year. Everyone’s hoping that 2021 will be a lot different from how 2020 was. But when it comes to your 2021 income taxes, the IRS isn’t planning on a huge transformation like we saw back in 2018. Even without major tax reform, however, you…

You Can’t Even Begin to Plan for Retirement Without This Number

By GRA News Blog | January 4, 2021

One of the hardest truths of retirement planning is that you’re never going to get it right. Just like today’s retirees never could’ve foreseen the pandemic and recession we’re currently living through, there will be surprises that come up for you in your senior years, some of which may cost you a lot of money…

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