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.
Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
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
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?