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.
Can Election Results Predict the Market?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.