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 an 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.
Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
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.
Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
What does your home really cost?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.