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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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Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?