Welcome to Granite Investment Services
Granite Investment Services is a financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to grow, protect, and conserve our clients' wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service and experience. We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.