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Wednesday Q&A When Do You Sell a Winning Stock?

By GRA News Blog | July 21, 2021

When Do You Sell a Winning Stock? Chuck on the Northshore picked up a stock years ago, and has had a successful run. Is it…

Inflation concerns have many retirees worried about running out of money

By GRA News Blog | July 21, 2021
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KEY POINTS As inflation creeps higher, many retirees worry about their nest eggs. Retirees may fight inflation by shifting portfolio assets and their mindset, financial…

6 things parents should know about the new child tax credit

By GRA News Blog | July 20, 2021
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Millions of parents across the country will start receiving money from the federal government as soon as Thursday, July 15. Under the Child Tax Credit expansion put…

How to be both an early and a late claimer of Social Security

By GRA News Blog | July 19, 2021

When it comes to deciding when to start receiving Social Security, earlier or later are not your only options. Sometimes, in fact, you can do…

7 Moves to Ensure You’re a Retirement Multi-Millionaire

By GRA News Blog | July 16, 2021

For many people, achieving millionairehood before retiring will not be enough. Yes, a million dollars is a lot of money, but if you plan to…

Should I roll my Roth 401(k) into a Roth IRA?

By GRA News Blog | July 15, 2021

Q.: I’m thinking of retiring and rolling my Roth 401(k) to a Roth IRA. A co-worker says if I roll it to a Roth IRA, I…

Wednesday Q&A Advice for Young Investors

By GRA News Blog | July 14, 2021

Advice for Young Investors Joel in New Orleans is a local teacher, and asks Gregory for where to find advice for introducing kids to the…

Opinion | Peter Thiel’s Taxes Aren’t the Real Story

By GRA News Blog | July 14, 2021

ProPublica resorts to padding to make its use of stolen tax data look like ‘important’ journalism. The latest tax reporting extravaganza from ProPublica reminds me…

A Little-Known ‘Back Door’ Trick for Boosting Your Roth Contributions

By GRA News Blog | July 12, 2021

An additional after-tax contribution to your 401(k)—now allowed in the plans of many large employers— can grow tax free if it’s moved to a Roth…

Parents anxiously await the start of monthly child tax credit payments

By GRA News Blog | July 12, 2021
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In just a few weeks, millions of families will start to receive monthly payments from the federal government through its new, expanded child tax credit.…