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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…

Travel Insurance Is Confounding. What to Know Before You Buy It.

By GRA News Blog | September 22, 2023

An escalating concern for travelers is the potential disruption of their plans due to various unforeseen incidents. Recent events like the Maui wildfires, resulting in…

Hiring a financial planner? 3 things they don’t want to hear from you.

By GRA News Blog | September 21, 2023

The initial call to a financial planner can be daunting, as seeking help often is. Ensure a positive start to your relationship by sidestepping opening…

3 Reasons to Buy a Dashboard Camera for Your Car—and 4 Reasons Not to

By GRA News Blog | September 19, 2023

The trend of installing security cameras in cars to prove innocence in accidents or deter trespassers is on the rise among Americans. However, it’s a…

7 Things a Financial Advisor Says to Do with Your Money Before 30

By GRA News Blog | September 18, 2023

Even if retirement is years away, starting to save now is essential for its enjoyment. While immediate expenses often take precedence, financial advisors offer crucial…

This is why stock picking is so hard – and index investing so easy – for favourable returns

By GRA News Blog | September 15, 2023

Investors are well aware of the worst-case scenario, a complete loss when buying an individual stock. Yet, the allure lies in the potential for substantial…

10 Nasty Surprises That Could Ruin Your Retirement

By GRA News Blog | September 14, 2023

Despite your diligent retirement planning, potential pitfalls lie ahead. While you may feel secure in your preparation and budgeting, lurking surprises have the potential to…

‘Now is not the time’: Suze Orman warns these 5 financial blunders will set you back in a big way — here’s how to ‘be strong’ with your money

By GRA News Blog | September 12, 2023

For decades, renowned personal finance author and television personality Suze Orman has been a guiding force, motivating Americans to make wiser financial decisions and steer…

Here’s What a $5 Million Retirement Looks Like in America

By GRA News Blog | September 11, 2023

Retirement tranquility seems to be elusive, yet $5 million could provide a semblance of security. Nevertheless, this substantial sum is a rarity, with most Americans…

New Tax Rules Can Save You Thousands on Home Renovations

By GRA News Blog | September 8, 2023

Through a federal program initiated by the Inflation Reduction Act, homeowners can anticipate saving thousands on upgrades. Ranging from individual items to significant energy reduction…

I’ve Been a Retirement Planner for 17 Years—Here Are the 18 Biggest Mistakes Most People Make

By GRA News Blog | September 7, 2023

With about 80% of financial planning focusing on optimizing earnings, enhancing savings, and effective budgeting, the prospect of a satisfying and healthy retirement is achievable—provided…