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Where to start if you want your kids to grow up financially savvy

By GRA News Blog | May 9, 2022

Starting with a strong financial foundation at a young age can pay off. According to CNBC, if you want to raise financially savvy kids, stop…

3 Reasons to Wait Until 70 to Start Taking Your Social Security Benefits

By GRA News Blog | May 6, 2022

Some people are in a rush to start claiming Social Security benefits, but you might want to wait until you turn 70. Kiplinger discusses three…

Why Index Funds Are Still a Sexy Investment

By GRA News Blog | May 5, 2022

When it’s time to start investing the cash you’ve earned, make sure you’re making the right choices in investments. While the latest trendy investment may…

3 Reasons I Won’t Invest Like Warren Buffett

By GRA News Blog | May 3, 2022

Originally appearing in Motley Fool, this op-ed discusses why investing like Warren Buffett may not be feasible for everyone.   Enjoy this complimentary download: By…

A Moderate Retirement Portfolio in 3 Buckets

By GRA News Blog | May 2, 2022

Originally appearing in Morningstar, this article discusses how to divide your retirement portfolio into the three buckets – cash flow, transfer, and longevity.   Enjoy…

5 savings mistakes people make when building their financial life

By GRA News Blog | April 29, 2022

Originally appearing in CNN Business, this article discusses the five most common mistakes young adults make when starting ­­­out their financial lives.   Enjoy this…

Social Security Retirement Earnings Test: Here’s How It Works

By GRA News Blog | April 28, 2022

The Social Security earnings test is for those who are earning an income but choose to collect Social Security benefits before full retirement age. Learn…

Wednesday Q&A: How Risky Should My Investments Be?

By GRA News Blog | April 27, 2022

How Risky Should My Investments Be? Wondering what the yield is for Exchange Traded Funds or Collective Trust Funds? Which could pay off more in…

Do Small Business Owners Need Financial Advisors?

By GRA News Blog | April 26, 2022

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans that are self-employed, you face a challenge that other workers don’t. You don’t have a company that…

3 Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your HSA

By GRA News Blog | April 25, 2022

There are pros and cons to health-savings accounts. According to America’s Health Insurance Plans, HSAs had a 10% growth rate between 2014 and 2015. However,…