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Feds say ‘grandparent scam’ targeted older Americans out of millions. Here are some ways to help protect yourself and your loved ones.

By GRA News Blog | June 14, 2024

Sixteen people have been charged in a “grandparent scam” that defrauded older Americans out of millions, federal prosecutors announced. The group allegedly ran call centers…

Women need different financial plans – Here are 4 key steps to take

By GRA News Blog | June 13, 2024

Women face unique financial challenges, from the gender pay gap to career interruptions for caregiving, which can impact retirement savings and Social Security benefits. However,…

What Does Medicare Not Cover? Seven Things You Should Know

By GRA News Blog | June 11, 2024

Medicare Part A and Part B, or Original Medicare, cover many medical expenses once you turn 65. Part A includes hospital stays and hospice care,…

Here are 5 dangerous Social Security myths that can ruin your retirement — are you falling prey to any of them?

By GRA News Blog | June 11, 2024

Navigating the complexities of Social Security benefits is vital for securing financial well-being in retirement. According to personal finance guru Suze Orman, the key to…

4 Financial Tasks You Shouldn’t Put Off

By GRA News Blog | June 10, 2024

Amy Arnott recently shared her biggest financial mistakes, highlighting a common theme of neglecting financial tasks due to busyness or finding them boring. If you…

What taxes are due on a Roth IRA conversion?

By GRA News Blog | June 10, 2024

Retirement account do-overs are a rarity, but transitioning from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA is feasible. Be mindful of taxes, as the allure…

Trump Era Tax Cuts Are Expiring: 4 Ways Your Household Budget Will Take a Hit

By GRA News Blog | June 7, 2024

Inflation’s financial strain is compounded by recent tax law changes, with both enacted and expired laws expected to raise taxes. The June 2023 Fiscal Responsibility…

How the Social Security Bridge Strategy Works

By GRA News Blog | June 6, 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…

‘It’s costing American workers real money’: Only 10% say they will wait until 70 to claim the maximum Social Security benefit — here are 5 reasons to wait

By GRA News Blog | June 4, 2024

While retirement experts advocate waiting until age 70 to initiate Social Security benefits, a mere 10% of non-retired workers plan to heed this advice, as…

Your net worth will ‘go crazy’ once you pass this money milestone — even Charlie Munger said you can ‘ease off the gas’ once you get there. Here’s the magic number and how to hit it

By GRA News Blog | June 3, 2024

Discover the millionaire club’s gateway for young Americans through the power of compounding. Learn the pivotal role of the first $100,000 from financial experts like…