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 Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

— HENRY FORD

At Granite Financial, we take the time to build a personal, trusted relationship with each client, getting to know you and your unique needs. Together, we’ll build a plan for your future: the health of your wealth, the growth and distribution of your assets, wealth transfer, charitable giving and/or estate planning. We look at the whole picture, and strive to be your comprehensive retirement resource.

Working with you, we provide the education and advice you need to make informed decisions, so you have the confidence to enjoy your financial success. Always putting your needs first, we believe in providing service with integrity and thoughtfulness.

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Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Annuity Comparison

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

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