Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
— HENRY FORD
Based on your individual needs, Granite Financial works with you to 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 are a true retirement resource.
Working with you, we provide the advice you need to make informed decisions so you have the confidence to enjoy your financial success.
We believe in providing service with integrity and thoughtfulness.
Raise Your Retirement Income
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.