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How the Social Security Bridge Strategy Works

By GRA News Blog | February 15, 2024

Introducing a thoughtful exploration into the intricacies of Social Security collection. Delving into a specific strategy for determining when to take Social Security, it’s crucial…

Is an Annuity Right for You? Here’s What You Should Know

By GRA News Blog | February 13, 2024

The decision to incorporate an annuity into your retirement plan sparks varying opinions on its effectiveness. While some, including knowledgeable financial advisers, believe annuities can…

‘Fraud is at a crisis level,’ says expert: 5 financial scams to watch out for in 2024

By GRA News Blog | February 12, 2024

Advanced technology and artificial intelligence are heightening the challenge for consumers to detect scams. Fraud costs in the U.S. exceeded $7 billion in the first…

This Social Security Spousal Rule Is Officially Finished in 2024 — But These 3 Strategies Remain

By GRA News Blog | February 9, 2024

A longstanding Social Security spousal rule concludes this year for most individuals, except those who turned 70 on Jan. 1, 2024. The rule, permitting recipients…

Non-Refundable vs Refundable Tax Credits: What’s the Difference?

By GRA News Blog | February 8, 2024

Tax credits and deductions play a crucial role in reducing your tax liability, providing valuable ways to lower the income tax you owe. Described by…

How to save for retirement when you’re in your 30s

By GRA News Blog | February 6, 2024

Entering your 30s brings increased responsibilities, from purchasing your first home to expanding your family. With the addition of marriage, a mortgage, and the costs…

What To Know About The Roth Solo 401(k) In 2024?

By GRA News Blog | February 5, 2024

You could maximize your tax-free retirement income with a Roth Solo 401(k), a strategic choice for savvy business owners. This unique retirement account allows both…

IRS Tax Move Will Save Money For Millions of Americans — Check if You’re Eligible

By GRA News Blog | February 2, 2024

The IRS is introducing the Direct File pilot program, a new initiative allowing Americans to file their tax returns for free without relying on third-party…

What Comes After a Good Year in the Stock Market?

By GRA News Blog | February 1, 2024

The stock market’s cyclical nature often sees bad years followed by good ones, though not without exceptions. The natural question arises: What occurs after good…

4 big things homeowners insurance doesn’t cover — and what you can do to protect yourself

By GRA News Blog | January 30, 2024

Safeguarding your most significant investment, homeowners insurance is crucial, especially if you have a mortgage, as it is often a requirement. Commonly known as an…