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Super-rich Americans are giving up on the stock market, holding historic levels of cash — here’s why and what they’re plowing their wealth into

By GRA News Blog | October 17, 2023

America’s super-rich are making significant shifts in their investment strategies, with high net worth individuals now holding over 34% of their portfolios in cash, the…

A Tax Break Worth the Hassles

By GRA News Blog | October 17, 2023

The 2017 tax overhaul changed the landscape for charitable deductions, leaving millions without key tax benefits for their donations. However, a growing group of seniors…

Social Security’s Problem Is Growing. This Plan to Fix It Deserves a Look.

By GRA News Blog | October 16, 2023

While presidential candidates discuss preserving Social Security, the real question lies in how to address its looming financial crisis. With the trust fund facing depletion…

The Wines Sommeliers Would Never Order At A Restaurant

By GRA News Blog | October 13, 2023

Choosing wine from a restaurant menu can be nerve-wracking. Should you opt for a familiar region or take a leap into the unknown? Perhaps the…

Opinion: Buying this annuity guarantees that you’ll lose out on big money

By GRA News Blog | October 12, 2023

Is buying life insurance a lousy investment? It might be. But there’s something even worse: qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLACs). These annuity contracts offer guaranteed…

‘We nailed it’: Dave Ramsey made the right call on US real estate last year — but is he right again about the current housing market? Here’s what the financial guru is predicting now

By GRA News Blog | October 10, 2023

Still haunted by the memories of the Great Recession’s housing crash? Discover how the echoes of the 2008 subprime mortgage meltdown are reverberating in today’s…

4 Dangerous Assumptions That Could Hurt Your Retirement Plan

By GRA News Blog | October 10, 2023

Remember Felix from ‘The Odd Couple’ teaching us to ‘never assume’? Well, when it comes to retirement planning, it’s no laughing matter. Incorrect assumptions can…

Why You Should Always Print Your Boarding Pass

By GRA News Blog | October 9, 2023

Window or aisle? Carry-on or checked bag? The travel choices are endless, and that includes how you handle your boarding pass. While mobile boarding passes…

46% of 401(k) investors are clueless about their investments, CNBC survey finds. That’s not always bad

By GRA News Blog | October 6, 2023

Surprising fact: Nearly half of 401(k) investors are in the dark about their investments. However, this may not be a bad thing. Many employers automatically…

Almost All Workers Should Contribute to Roth Accounts. Here’s Why.

By GRA News Blog | October 5, 2023

Are you missing out on the power of Roth 401(k)s? Despite being offered by more companies, these after-tax retirement accounts are still underused. Experts suggest…