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Your net worth will ‘go crazy’ once you pass this money milestone — even Charlie Munger said you can ‘ease off the gas’ once you get there. Here’s the magic number and how to hit it

By GRA News Blog | March 29, 2024

Discover the millionaire club’s gateway for young Americans through the power of compounding. Learn the pivotal role of the first…

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…

Reverse mortgage red flags seniors should know

By GRA News Blog | October 3, 2023

Unlocking the potential of reverse mortgages for a secure retirement is enticing, but beware of scammers preying on seniors seeking financial stability. Learn how to…

4 reasons why you shouldn’t wait for mortgage rates to drop

By GRA News Blog | October 2, 2023

With interest rates soaring to a 22-year high and mortgage rates at levels not seen in decades, homebuyers face tough decisions. But amid the rate…

Suze Orman’s Signs You’re Not Ready To Buy a Home

By GRA News Blog | September 29, 2023

While owning a home is often deemed a symbol of financial maturity, renowned personal finance expert Suze Orman points out that its financial feasibility fluctuates.…

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…