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.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their futures to chance.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Learning more about gold, and its history, may help you answer that question.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.