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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 | March 29, 2024

Discover the millionaire club’s gateway for young Americans through the power of compounding. Learn the pivotal role of the first…

Three Reasons to Claim Social Security as Soon as You Retire: Why Wait?

By GRA News Blog | September 4, 2023

When it comes to the decision of when to start Social Security benefits, the choice between immediate or delayed payout may appear straightforward, yet it’s…

Finding a financial adviser is like dating — you don’t need to stick with the first person you meet

By GRA News Blog | September 1, 2023

Similar to relationships, the first choice might not be the perfect match. This week’s retirement tip underscores the importance of thorough research and assessing compatibility…

The five biggest things that confuse Americans about retirement

By GRA News Blog | August 31, 2023

A new survey by Charles Schwab reveals that Americans aim for a $1.8 million retirement fund, but many lack clarity on savings targets and investment…

5 Ways That Buying a Car Has Drastically Changed

By GRA News Blog | August 29, 2023

Over the past three years, factory closures, parts scarcities, and deserted dealership lots have reshaped the landscape. As the industry weathered these challenges, adaptations in…

The average retiree spends $4,345 on monthly expenses — and burns 75% of that on these 4 things. How does your own spending stack up?

By GRA News Blog | August 28, 2023

Bureau of Labor Statistics data discloses that individuals aged 65 and up earn an average pre-tax income of $55,335 annually, spending $52,141 yearly. With an…

High-Earning Retirement Savers Are Losing Some of Their 401(k) Tax Break

By GRA News Blog | August 26, 2023

As millions brace for the impending change, savers aged 50 and above are facing the discontinuation of a familiar tax advantage – catch-up contributions to…

Axios-Ipsos poll: Retirement out of reach

By GRA News Blog | August 25, 2023

Retirement Ambitions and Savings Struggles: A new Axios-Ipsos poll highlights that despite the widespread desire to retire, only half of Americans feel financially capable of…

5 tips when retiring amid market volatility

By GRA News Blog | August 24, 2023

A recent 2023 Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute highlighted that only 27% of retirees hold strong confidence in their retirement comfort.…

Taxes Make Exiting Your Family-Owned Business Difficult

By GRA News Blog | August 22, 2023

Embodiment of the American Dream: Crafting a Legacy as a Family-Centric Entrepreneur. A thriving business isn’t just a source of personal pride; it becomes the…

This janitor in Vermont built an $8M fortune without anyone around him knowing. Here are the 2 simple techniques that made Ronald Read rich — and can do the same for you

By GRA News Blog | August 21, 2023

As skeptics ponder the simplicity, the story of Ronald Read—an unassuming Vermont retiree—stands as a testament to the power of ordinary, masterfully executed actions. His…