Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m James Maendel, president of Maendel Wealth in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Here at Maendel Wealth 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 on your needs, wants, financial goals, and objectives.
With over 17 years in the financial services industry, I am passionate about helping clients make smart, well-informed decisions that make a meaningful and lasting impact in their lives and investments - providing them with a framework for greater financial independence. Since starting my business in 1999, I've guided clients through bear markets, the dot-com bubble, and the 'great recession' -the unprecedented global financial and housing crisis of 2008, gleaning experience and insights I believe only the market "trenches" can give.
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) 982-6148 or use the "Have a Question?" box which appears throughout our website. It is an honor to serve you and your family!
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
The Good Ship IPO
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.