Planning for healthcare expenses now and in the future
- Long-term Care Insurance3
- Health Savings Account2
- Disability Insurance3
Watch experts answer key questions to help you and your employees prepare for rising costs and game-changing innovations in our healthcare system.
With more than 90 years of collective experience, The Welde Group has provided clients with individually tailored advice and personalized service since 1988. As a multigenerational family team, we blend our skills to give us a collective insight into the challenges of wealth management at every stage of your life.
We appreciate that our clients have limited time to spend on their complex financial matters. As a single point of contact for all of your investment and banking needs, with banking services available through Bank of America, N.A., we can help simplify your financial life and set the stage for better financial decisions surrounding your overall wealth management.
As business owners, we understand the unique challenges facing entrepreneurs. We can provide you with strategic advice and guidance on such issues as growing your business, realizing its value through a sale and maintaining family ownership. We also are well versed in helping you plan for the retirement of your dreams. Together, we will work with you to develop a customized strategy that takes your unique retirement goals and entire financial picture into account.
We are proud of the strong connections we’ve developed with clients and their families over the years and pledge to remain a constant in your life and in the lives of your children and grandchildren.
It’s important to plan for your financial future, which means getting more than investment advice. We believe you may find value in a one-on-one relationship with someone dedicated to knowing who you are and what you want to accomplish. Someone who knows your kids’ names, how hard you worked to get where you are, how you define a successful life and how you view investing. Our commitment is centered in helping clients achieve their goals by making their needs and wants a priority. Our advice and financial approach are guided by what’s important to you, and our success is defined by your satisfaction over time.
Working with us means working with advisors truly dedicated to your success. Our approach is simple, transparent and supported by thoughtful investment guidance. Helping you pursue your goals starts with getting to know you and your family. Our job is to understand what matters most to you. We’ll work together to create a financial approach that reflects your investment personality and is built around your priorities. You’ll receive advice to help you navigate changes in your life.
Drawing upon research in the field of behavioral finance, Merrill developed the Investment Personality Assessment to help us get to know you better as an investor and potentially help you refine your own investing preferences. By gaining a deeper understanding of how you think and feel about investing through this assessment, we can customize the financial approach we develop together to help you pursue what matters most to you. Our Investment Personality Assessment is one of the ways to help us get to know you - to understand your goals and priorities. These questions will help us provide you with additional insights and resources.
Your life and goals change. We have tools to help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial approach.
Using the broad investing resources of Merrill, we can also assist with potential solutions for income management, education funding, retirement income planning, and guidance for executives with concentrated stock positions, traditional and alternative investments, wealth transfer and estate planning services. And with your permission we can also work closely with your other professionals, such as attorneys, accountants and specialists, to help you pursue your goals.
DISCLOSURE: Some or all alternative investments may not be appropriate for certain investors. Certain alternative investments carry significant risk and are not subject to the same regulatory oversight as mutual funds and other appropriate investments. For these reasons, access to alternative investments may be limited to investors who are designated as sophisticated, high-net-worth investors.
We offer clients a breadth of potential solutions, premier customer service and financial tools based on their unique circumstances.
No matter what your goals may be, we begin by helping you define and prioritize your financial goals based on the following seven areas:
Merrill is proud of our advisors who’ve received recognition from financial industry publications or directly from Bank of America Corporation. We believe they are setting the standard for exemplary client service.
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” 2019, 2020, and 2021
Forbes/SHOOK “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” 2018
Forbes "Best-in-State Next Generation Wealth Advisors" in 2019
Supported by the global resources of Merrill, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
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August 25th, 2021|5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EST
With determination to follow her passion, and the will to never accept no for an answer, Bobbi Brown worked her way from an almost college dropout to the cosmetics queen, wellness expert, and serial entrepreneur that she is today.Please join us for a live virtual event with Bobbi as she discusses her entrepreneurial
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Watch Andy Sieg, President of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, and football legend Nick Saban, Head Coach at the University of Alabama, discuss using passion and purpose to shape success and the importance of family and legacy.
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Merrill Personal Wealth Analysis™ can help us build and document a personalized plan, centered on your goals and focused on what you want to achieve.
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1 Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2 Banking, mortgage and home equity products offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3 Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial approach, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.
We’ll meet with you to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We’ll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial approach to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. As these changes occur, we can update your approach to reflect them.
MyMerrill is your online destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities.
Your advisor is a click away within our site or mobile apps
You can manage account security with our customizable security capabilities such as touch ID, one time passcode, and other security features
Access to your complete financial life is available with My Financial Picture, Merrill’s asset aggregation tool
We believe it’s important that you seek the advice and guidance of an experienced financial advisor who can thoughtfully analyze your situation, work with you to identify potential solutions that address your needs, and clearly communicate them to you. We want to work with you to develop your wealth management approach for the future.
As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment approach to address your needs and pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
We get to know you and your family, your financial situation and what matters most to you.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, together we will design an approach that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.