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‘The buildings don’t go away … but the owners do’: Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger warn that a storm is brewing in the US real estate market — here’s where they’ll seek refuge

By GRA News Blog | December 4, 2023

Commercial real estate concerns escalate as Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s partner, foresees a looming storm that could engulf banks and…

4 Financial Tasks You Shouldn’t Put Off

By GRA News Blog | September 28, 2023

A common thread running through our confessions was the neglect of essential financial tasks due to perceived dullness or time constraints. Discover how even the…

Five Common Retirement Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By GRA News Blog | September 26, 2023

Are Your Financial Perceptions Skewed? Help Avoid Common Pitfalls. Relying solely on tax-deferred accounts or anticipating unattainable market gains? Guard against these and other misconceptions…

As Social Security marks a milestone, here are 3 things to know about your retirement benefits

By GRA News Blog | September 25, 2023

On August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt marked a historic moment by signing the Social Security Act into law, giving birth to a social…

Travel Insurance Is Confounding. What to Know Before You Buy It.

By GRA News Blog | September 22, 2023

An escalating concern for travelers is the potential disruption of their plans due to various unforeseen incidents. Recent events like the Maui wildfires, resulting in…

Hiring a financial planner? 3 things they don’t want to hear from you.

By GRA News Blog | September 21, 2023

The initial call to a financial planner can be daunting, as seeking help often is. Ensure a positive start to your relationship by sidestepping opening…

3 Reasons to Buy a Dashboard Camera for Your Car—and 4 Reasons Not to

By GRA News Blog | September 19, 2023

The trend of installing security cameras in cars to prove innocence in accidents or deter trespassers is on the rise among Americans. However, it’s a…

7 Things a Financial Advisor Says to Do with Your Money Before 30

By GRA News Blog | September 18, 2023

Even if retirement is years away, starting to save now is essential for its enjoyment. While immediate expenses often take precedence, financial advisors offer crucial…

This is why stock picking is so hard – and index investing so easy – for favourable returns

By GRA News Blog | September 15, 2023

Investors are well aware of the worst-case scenario, a complete loss when buying an individual stock. Yet, the allure lies in the potential for substantial…

10 Nasty Surprises That Could Ruin Your Retirement

By GRA News Blog | September 14, 2023

Despite your diligent retirement planning, potential pitfalls lie ahead. While you may feel secure in your preparation and budgeting, lurking surprises have the potential to…

‘Now is not the time’: Suze Orman warns these 5 financial blunders will set you back in a big way — here’s how to ‘be strong’ with your money

By GRA News Blog | September 12, 2023

For decades, renowned personal finance author and television personality Suze Orman has been a guiding force, motivating Americans to make wiser financial decisions and steer…