Welcome from Danny Hottel & the Hottel Capital Team

Danny Hottel Team
Tyler Hottel, Amber Treace, Danny Hottel, Liza Hottel, Ashley Camp and Stone Hottel. Matt Wilson (not pictured)

The stereotypical financial advisor in the blue suit ends with the picture above. Hottel Capital is advice driven and we provide comprehensive financial planning, wealth management and guidance to a narrow range of clients. Some of our clients are at the Multi-Family office level. We also provide fee-only sevices for clients that simply prefer advice. Because many of our clients are business owners, professional athletes and entertainers; we only have one level of service. Which can only be described as: " Ritz Carlton service, with the convenience and speed of FedEx.”

My partner, Matt Wilson, is the Director of Sports and Entertainment. Matt, along with our associate wealth management advisors, understands the unique needs of high net worth individuals.

When it comes to your financial goals, each decision you make and action you take will have a significant impact on your future financial circumstances. A financial blueprint will lay out what you need to do today to achieve your goals tomorrow. I'm affiliated with Northwestern Mutual because they're privately owned by our clients. Over the last 25 years, I've watched Northwestern Mutual do the right thing when nobody is looking.

Financial planning requires a commitment of time—both yours and mine.

How To Get Started

It is essential that I understand your current personal and financial circumstances and your goals for the future. I do more than determine a planning solution; I create a strategy that is right for you.

If you have any feedback or questions, please email Danny Hottel at danny.hottel@nm.com or call him directly at (205) 271-7028.

Our Financial Planning Process

Northwestern Mutual's financial planning process is designed to help you create a lifetime of financial security.

Our team will work with you to:

  1. Identify your goals
    First, we'll make sure we understand what's important to you and your loved ones, where you are today and where you want to be in the future.
  2. Develop your personalized plan
    We'll analyze your financial situation and develop recommendations that can help you and your family achieve financial security.
  3. Implement your strategies
    We'll bring your financial plan to life with proven products and quality solutions.
  4. Review your plan
    Throughout life, even small changes can impact your financial plan. We'll help you adjust your plan as needed to stay on track.

Although your financial strategy will be one of a kind, we'll ensure that it's built on a solid foundation to help you protect against the unexpected, accumulate wealth and preserve what you're working so hard to achieve. Our process involves:

  1. Risk management
    Be financially prepared to weather life's storms. We'll help to ensure you, your family and your income are adequately protected against risk.
  2. Wealth accumulation
    Make the most of your money. Our financial planning process and investment and advisory services are designed to help you achieve your goals.
  3. Wealth preservation and distribution
    Help ensure your money lasts as long as you live. We'll help you transition your wealth into predictable income in retirement and leave the legacy you desire.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

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