As a Financial Advisor affiliated with Northwestern Mutual, Michael has a passion for helping individuals, families, and business prioritize and attain their financial goals. While Michael enjoys working with many different segments of professionals, he has a particular expertise and knowledge within the Small Business, Finance, New Family, and Education markets. While he is diversified in his knowledge base, his practice focuses on financial planning strategies for high income earners, whose group benefits often do not protect their income adequately nor give them the opportunity to save enough tax effectively.
These are easy ways to give your home some TLC.
northwesternmutual.com Taking care of your home doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Here are 6 home maintenance projects you can do in an hour.
Deciding where to cut costs to stay afloat can be a hard decision. These options may help.
northwesternmutual.com The coronavirus pandemic is forcing business owners to reduce staff, but layoffs aren’t the only option you have. Here are 4 ways to keep your staff employed while reducing costs.
If you’re concerned about your family’s finances, we’re here to help.
northwesternmutual.com Children are aware that the pandemic is affecting the family’s finances. Here are some tips for answering your kids’ hard money questions.
The extended deadline means you have more time to take advantage of a few 2019 tax breaks.
northwesternmutual.com Because of the coronavirus, the government put a tax deadline extension in place until July 15th. Here’s what to know about the tax deadline extension, including some tax breaks you can still get.
Be open to outside-the-box alternatives.
northwesternmutual.com Don’t worry if the coronavirus has upended your nuptials — you have options. Here’s what to know if you have to postpone your summer wedding.
Please reach out if you’d like to work on a financial plan that helps you prepare for both the good and not so good times.
northwesternmutual.com A Northwestern Mutual study finds more Americans are considering financial planning following the economic shock of the coronavirus. Here’s what you should know about starting a financial plan.
These can make a big difference for your money. Reach out if you’d like to discuss more.
northwesternmutual.com Losing a job can be one of the most challenging periods in a person’s life but having a plan can make things easier. Here are eight financial steps to take after an unexpected job loss.
If you’re wondering whether your budget can still help you meet your financial goals, let’s talk.
northwesternmutual.com The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a lot of change in our everyday finances — but not always for the worse. Here are the pros and cons of 4 ways your everyday budget could be impacted by the coronavirus.
If you’re feeling concerned about your finances, please reach out.
northwesternmutual.com You may be feeling anxious about your finances during the coronavirus pandemic. But what is financial anxiety, and how do you cope with it? Here’s what experts recommend.
Completing these tasks can help you achieve your goals. Reach out if you’d like to discuss more.
northwesternmutual.com While you’re spending more time at home, why not tackle the money to-do's you’ve been putting off? Here are 7 basic financial tasks to tackle while you’ve got the time.
If you do your research, you may be able to get some money back.
northwesternmutual.com One of the most difficult cancellations to reckon with the past few months has been planned trips. Here’s how to get a refund on travel because of COVID-19.
Let’s talk about whether you’re financially ready to take on this added responsibility.
northwesternmutual.com Having your parent move in with you requires an open line of communication. Here’s how to prepare for an elderly parent moving in.
Here’s what you’ll want to prepare before you apply.
northwesternmutual.com If you’re applying for unemployment insurance or a business loan, we want to make things simple: Here’s the documentation you need to apply for coronavirus loans and aid.
The answer is yes, but there are some rules to know first.
northwesternmutual.com The answer is yes, if your support for them meets certain conditions. Here’s what you need to know to about IRS requirements if you want to claim an elderly parent as a dependent.
If you have a child with special needs, we can help you plan for his or her future financial needs.
northwesternmutual.com What is a special needs trust? It's a critical planning component for parents of children with special needs. Here's what you need to know.
No matter what age your kids are, you could probably use a little advice in this area right now. These tips can help.
northwesternmutual.com Few parents are used to homeschooling. These tips can help you create structure for kids during the day, no matter their age.
Even the small things can help out in a big way.
You have more to offer than you realize.
northwesternmutual.com You know you want to help people in your community, but aren’t sure how. Here are some simple things we can all do to help support others right now.
A lot of people are experiencing this for the first time. These tips can help.
northwesternmutual.com Managing a remote team can be extra challenging if you’re experiencing it for the first time. Here are some pro tips for managing remote workers.
Be smart about your spending.
northwesternmutual.com While staying at home might seem like an automatic way to save money, that's not always the case. Here are 4 spending traps to avoid while social distancing.
If you’re concerned about the well-being of an elderly loved one or neighbor, here are some things you can do.
northwesternmutual.com The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the elderly particularly hard. Here are some concrete steps you can take to care for elders during the coronavirus crisis.
Will a ‘check the door’ policy work for you? These quick and easy tips will help ease the chaos.
northwesternmutual.com While life is anything but normal now, you still have a job to do and kids to take care of. This mom offers her advice on how to stay productive while working from home with kids.
Here are some ideas to make your spring break at home more memorable.
northwesternmutual.com Many families have had to cancel their spring break plans, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spring break at home. Here’s how to have a staycation with your family when you can’t travel.
It’s becoming the new normal, so it’s important to know how to adjust.
northwesternmutual.com While working remotely, it can be difficult to maintain a level of communication that’s on par with an office setting. Here’s how to communicate effectively while working from home.
Don’t forget to carve out time for joy on the schedule.
northwesternmutual.com Adjusting to a work-from-home schedule is disruptive, especially if you have children. Here are essential tips for parents working from home with kids for the first time.
A woman who grew up 45 minutes from the nearest store shares her favorite meal-planning hacks.
northwesternmutual.com Our grocery habits have had to change because of the coronavirus. These are the meal planning tips to remember the next time you shop for quarantine groceries.
If you’re concerned about keeping expenses down, these are 6 easy things you can do right away.
northwesternmutual.com The coronavirus economy may have you looking for easy ways to lower your expenses right now. Here are 6 quick ways to cut costs from your budget.
Here’s a breakdown of the ways the CARES Act is providing relief.
northwesternmutual.com There’s a lot of relief provided in the CARES Act, but it’s hard to navigate how to take advantage of it. From stimulus checks to small business loans, we answer 9 FAQs about the coronavirus stimulus package.
Keeping up your regular routine will just require a little more creativity now.
northwesternmutual.com Spending most of your days indoors isn’t easy. Here are some ideas for quarantine activities when everything is closed that can help you keep doing the things you love.
This roundup explains how the effects of the coronavirus are trickling down to your money.
northwesternmutual.com From stimulus checks to scammers and more, there have been a lot of takeaways and developments in this coronavirus economy. We run down 5 things to know about the coronavirus will impact your finances.
Learn how you can take advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program to help your small business at this critical time.
northwesternmutual.com As part of the coronavirus stimulus package, small businesses are getting access to forgivable loans. Here’s what small business owners need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program.
There are some major changes you can take advantage of this year.
northwesternmutual.com If you’re retired, there are several things you should know about how the coronavirus is impacting finances for retirees. Here’s what retirees should know.
You can find some good deals online, but focus on what you really need over the next few months.
northwesternmutual.com The coronavirus has disrupted traditional retail sales cycles, but you can still find deals on items you need or want now. Here are 5 things to buy in April and 3 to skip.
Let’s talk if you’d like to discuss your goals this month.
northwesternmutual.com From learning about your finances to boosting your retirement savings, here are 5 ways to improve your finances in April.
There are a few things you should know.
northwesternmutual.com More and more companies are offering unlimited PTO. We asked people who have been there how they navigated their unlimited PTO policy.
If you have an aging parent moving in, these home projects can help ease the transition. Let’s talk if you’re trying to budget for renovations.
northwesternmutual.com If you’re considering taking in an aging parent, these home remodeling projects may help make the transition easier. Here are 6 to consider.
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