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.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”
Raise Your Retirement Income
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.