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.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.