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Handwerk Multi Family Office offers affluent families a holistic approach to wealth. Our process is multi-dimensional and extends well beyond investing in order to uncover opportunities and risks.

More Than Just Investing

Unlike traditional wealth management firms such as banks, brokers, financial planners or trust companies, we see investments as just one of many important topics.

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Our Multi-dimensional Approach

We provide a full complement of wealth preservation, asset protection, investment advisory and tax planning services. We spend as much time as needed to understand the many facets of your financial life.

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Our Business Philosophy

HMFO advises a select few families on how to grow and protect their wealth. An average family has 4-7 MM of net worth, but obviously we have clients with more affluence. Our goal is to make a significant difference. 

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Helpful Content

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

A Living Trust Primer

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

 

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

The History of Retirement

Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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