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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 Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
And the Executor Is
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
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