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.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?