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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.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search our site, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.