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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 financial planners or wealth managers, we go beyond investing to offer a comprehensive suite of services in addition to implementing the ideas, suggestions and strategies of best-in-class consultants.

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Our Business Philosophy

HMFO acts as the Personal CFO to a select few families, assisting them to help grow and protect their wealth. We focus on affluent families with $2-10 million in investable assets, and our goal is to make a significant difference.

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Meet Derrick Handwerk

Meet and connect with Derrick Handwerk, Personal CFO and Managing Partner for Handwerk Multi Family Office.

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Challenges Facing Privately Held Businesses

A white paper written by Derrick Handwerk explaining the
importance of Privately Held Business in the US Economy
and the challenges they are facing 




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Split Annuity Strategy

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Will Power

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

 

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

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