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Welcome to Northwest Capital Financial Group

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Capital Financial Group! We know that you depend on input and solutions from many professionals in your life and are privileged with the opportunity to help you navigate your financial future. Take some time to explore our site and let us know how we can help!

Formed in 2003, Northwest Capital is a firm dedicated to paramount and personalized client service as well as objective asset management, financial and insurance planning, and investment counsel. We aspire to become the wealth management firm of choice in Northwest Ohio for clients that expect personalized financial planning, portfolio construction and management, accountability for investment success, and exceptional client service.

We aim to provide financial confidence in knowing that you have a plan in place that lets you live life to the fullest. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and assure you of every effort to earn your confidence.

Steve Small
Founder and President

Helpful Content

Best Performing Asset Classes

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

A House Divided

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.


The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Tax Management Strategies

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

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When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

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