Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
— HENRY FORD
At Granite Financial, we take the time to build a personal, trusted relationship with each client, getting to know you and your unique needs. Together, we’ll build a plan for your future: the health of your wealth, the growth and distribution of your assets, wealth transfer, charitable giving and/or estate planning. We look at the whole picture, and strive to be your comprehensive retirement resource.
Working with you, we provide the education and advice you need to make informed decisions, so you have the confidence to enjoy your financial success. Always putting your needs first, we believe in providing service with integrity and thoughtfulness.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.