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.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
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.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?