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!
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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 the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.