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.
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.