If you FAIL to PLAN,
you can PLAN to FAIL
At Granite Financial, we believe that people can reach their goals if they plan for them. If you don’t plan, whatever happens will happen. If you do plan, creating the life you want becomes much more possible.
Organization is key. When you retire with your financial life organized, you can free your mind to enjoy the things that really matter—your family and friends, the things that inspire you and the pursuits you are passionate about.
As independent financial advisors, our focus is always on what’s in the best interest of our clients and their legacy. Our recommendations are based solely on helping our clients pursue their retirement goals and objectives.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.