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Is it time to have ‘that talk’ with your aging parents about their finances?

By GRA News Blog | January 20, 2020

Advice from the author of ‘Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk’ Having the conversation now can save all of you a lot of trouble…

Mark your calendars, here’s when tax season starts

By GRA News Blog | January 16, 2020

It’s the second year since Trump administration’s tax-code changes took effect Jan. 27 is the start of this year’s tax season, the Internal Revenue Service…

How Working Past 65 Can Affect Your Social Security Benefits and Medicare Premiums

By GRA News Blog | January 13, 2020

For a growing number of Americans, “retirement” simply means changing where or how you work. More than half of Americans age 40 and up expect to…

These are the top Money and investment trends to watch out for in 2020

By GRA News Blog | January 9, 2020

All in all, 2019 was a pretty strong year for the economy. Job growth was brisk, with both inflation and interest rates low. Economic growth…

The average American starts saving for retirement at this age

By GRA News Blog | January 8, 2020

The sooner you start saving for retirement, the more opportunity you’ll have to build a solid nest egg without having to sacrifice too much on an…

Congress’s 5 Biggest Changes In 2020 That Will Impact the Future of Your Retirement

By GRA News Blog | January 7, 2020
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The days of relying on Social Security and defined benefit plans for a secure and comfortable retirement are swiftly coming to an end. The next…

Observations from the Brink of Retirement

By GRA News Blog | January 6, 2020

A retirement income specialist shares three important lessons he’s learned during his own financial and mental journey as he gets ready to dive into retirement.…

6 Ways The SECURE Act May Impact Your Retirement

By GRA News Blog | January 3, 2020
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The new Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, just signed by President Trump, is the broadest piece of retirement legislation passed in…

Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults

By GRA News Blog | January 3, 2020

A new study looks at what keeps older adults from getting sufficient fluids to avoid negative health outcomes. New research stresses the importance of staying…

10 Top New Year’s Resolutions for Success and Happiness in 2020

By GRA News Blog | January 1, 2020

Studies show that about 60 percent of us make New Year’s resolutions each year–sadly, only about 8 percent of us achieve them. As the New…