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!
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Certain Uncertainties in Retirement
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.