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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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What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

 

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

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

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Social Security Taxes

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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