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.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Money Draining Food Myths
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.