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Who We Are
Andre Marshall has been in the financial planning industry since the late 1980's, when he developed The Financial Guardian Wealth Strategy. Andre has helped his clients achieve their retirement dreams through strategic planning, tax planning, and risk management.
Andre is the founder of his firm, The Financial Guardian LLC, and his goal is to help individuals, with complex financial needs, achieve their goals.
Andre has an office with AdvisorNet Financial, headquartered in the heart of Minneapolis
Our Most Important Connection is You
At The Financial Guardian Wealth Strategy, we believe that planning is best conducted on a personal level. To fully understand your needs, we first put ourselves in your shoes. Together, we envision your short and long-term financial potential and build custom strategies to help you achieve them. Wherever you are in life’s journey, we dedicate our knowledge to helping you achieve greater financial freedom. Contact us today to get started.
Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation for success.
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The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.