Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m James Maendel, president of Maendel Wealth Management Group in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Here at MWM we understand that individuals face unique challenges as they navigate today's financial landscape planning for retirement and a secure future for their families & businesses. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings, corporate or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. To get started, please call (248) 626-2000 ext.234 or use the "Have a Question?" box which appears throughout our website. It is an honor to serve you and your family!
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Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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