Lower Gas Prices Should Help U.S. Consumers Around the Holidays

  Our economy depends heavily on consumption, with approximately 70% of U.S. economic activity on what Americans spend.   This is the time of year when we start paying close attention to Wall Street expectations surrounding holiday sales events — Black Friday has crept into Thanksgiving Day and “Cyber Monday.” People line up for bargains […]

Monday’s GATT Closes Around 4.287%

This will help bring down the monthly average ever-so-slightly. The GATT is starting to look pretty harmless this month for those of you hoping to wait until next quarter to retire.

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GATT Rate Closes at 4.29% Today

Just past the halfway point, the unofficial monthly average currently stands at 4.35%. This is good news for many of our Verizon friends in West Virginia and North Carolina, as well as anyone else who may be contemplating retiring in the 1st Quarter of 2010. Please contact Harris Financial Group at (800) 281-3980 if you […]

GATT Heads Lower

The GATT Rate has steadily dropped over the past few days, registering closing yields of 4.39, 4.36 and 4.26%. Although this is a welcome change, remember that what we’re waiting for is the monthly average. We’ll continue to keep you updated. In the meantime, please call Harris Financial Group at (800) 281-3980 for help with […]

Attention VZ Managers!

Please contact Harris Financial at (800) 281-3980 for an important update on the 10-year treasury rate and how it may affect your lump sum if you have recently received a RIF.

GATT at 4.41% Again Today

It’s starting to look like the GATT Rate for this month will be pretty close to the previous quarter’s rate. It’s still too soon to say for sure, so please stay tuned as we continue to update throughout the month.

GATT Still Hovering Around 4.4%

The GATT Rate has been fluctuating between 4.39 and 4.41 over the past few trading days. For those of you monitoring the change in the quarterly GATT, this is still not a big move from the past quarter, which is good news.

Attention Financial Advisors

Please don’t call us impersonating hard-working, good people from companies like Verizon, AT&T, and Boeing. Folks, if your financial advisor needs to call us and ask us questions in order to properly help you plan your retirement, then perhaps we ought to be the team advising you. Just food for thought.

GATT Rate Hovering Around 4.41% Today

After closing at 4.43% yesterday.