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Winning At Life: Social Security Quiz

By GRA News Blog | November 1, 2019

Gregory Ricks gives James Parker a pop quiz that most people fail: How well do you know the basics of Social Security? Test your knowledge…

5 Sources of Retirement Income That Aren’t Taxable

By GRA News Blog | November 1, 2019

Keep more of your money during your golden years by incorporating these into your retirement plan. Just as taxes are a huge burden for working…

7 retirement saving mistakes financial advisers see too often

By GRA News Blog | November 1, 2019

Saving for retirement is confusing – it’s no surprise we make mistakes along the way. Luckily, there are strategies to get back on track. Below,…

Affluent Millennials Don’t Think They’ll Retire By 65

By GRA News Blog | October 30, 2019

According to New Investopedia Study, Affluent Millennials Aren’t Investing Enough, and They Know It Investopedia (, one of the world’s largest financial and investing websites,…

Should You Convert Your 401k to a ROTH IRA?

By GRA News Blog | October 30, 2019

Should you convert your IRA or 401k to a Roth IRA?    You may have a traditional IRA or 401k that allows you to make…

GPS The Guided Planning System®

By GRA News Blog | October 28, 2019

Guided Planning System® Guides Retirement Satisfaction. You have worked tirelessly all these years and gained not only the accumulation of assets but the knowledge and…

Newsletter: October 2019

By GRA News Blog | October 26, 2019

Our October 2019 Newsletter includes an in house article on the Importance of Estate Planning, highlights from Bra Country Fest and the Making Strides Against…

Retroactive Social Security Benefits…Can You Back It Up?

By GRA News Blog | October 25, 2019

Retroactive Social Security Benefits Many Americans rely on Social Security in retirement but navigating the system can be overwhelming and hard to understand.  Social Security…

A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King

By Gregory Ricks | January 16, 2017

If you were to create a list of Americans who’ve had great influence on our country during the past 100 years, it would not be…