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.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
What Is a Stretch IRA?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
How long does a $20 bill last?
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
What does your home really cost?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.