Doreen E Schmidt Investments and Insurance is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping existing and new clients improve their long term financial success.
Our goal is to grow and conserve our clients’ wealth by consistently delivering quality financial strategies, estate and legacy preservation solutions, insurance planning, and personalized service tailored to the needs of each individual client.
We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. To speak with us about your current financial situation or to schedule an appointment, send us an email or give us a call at (763) 571-5633.
Our staff consists of experienced professionals who take a "hands on" approach to financial guidance. Our clients find our team members knowledgeable and they also discover that they genuinely care about helping make their dreams a reality. We have earned a reputation for service excellence among our clients by providing some of the most personalized services available. Our dedication to follow up support and service is a commitment to all our clients.Read More
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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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