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8 Signs You Need to Fatten Your Emergency Savings

By GRA News Blog | December 6, 2021

Did you know that nearly three times as many Americans report having less in emergency savings than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s according…

How to Avoid a Tax Bomb When Selling Your Home

By GRA News Blog | December 6, 2021

KEY POINTS Single filers may exclude up to $250,000 of capital gains on home sales profits, while married couples may subtract up to $500,000. However,…

What is the 4% rule and how can it help you save for retirement?

By GRA News Blog | December 6, 2021

According to wealth manager Scott Meyer, this simple rule can be a good way to start thinking about your retirement goals. Saving for retirement can seem…

What Inflation’s History Tells Investors

By GRA News Blog | December 3, 2021

During the early-to-mid 2000s, investors experienced a brush with inflation. They got off easy that time around. Before that, it was the 1970s when investors…

10 Signs You Have a Debt Problem

By GRA News Blog | December 3, 2021

No matter your level of debt, it doesn’t have to last forever. Key points When debt begins to impact your everyday life, you may have…

3 Social Security Strategies to Bankroll Your Retirement

By GRA News Blog | December 2, 2021

Counting on Social Security? Here’s how to maximize your benefits. Key Points Social Security is an essential income source for many seniors. There are steps…

3 Best Ways to Invest for Retirement

By GRA News Blog | November 23, 2021
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Taking advantage of these specialized retirement accounts can help you build your nest egg faster. Key Points A Roth 401(k) can let you sock away…

Retiring Early Is Looking Easier. Here’s How to Do It With No Regrets.

By GRA News Blog | November 22, 2021
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Jeffrey Grimley managed to keep his dentistry practice open through much of the pandemic, putting in a restricted schedule for longtime patients. But when one…

Some signs indicate Federal Reserve is already behind the curve on lifting rates, says Deutsche Bank strategist

By GRA News Blog | November 19, 2021
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Some labor-market indicators suggest that Federal Reserve policy makers are already behind on lifting interest rates, and supply shocks coursing through the U.S. economy would…

6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Ensure Your Money Will Last in Retirement

By GRA News Blog | November 18, 2021
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Your retirement plan needs to take a holistic approach. Because there are so many decisions to make, it’s easy to get lost in the weeds.…