Who We Are / What We Do

As the Founder and Managing Partner of Kastler Consulting Group,  Michael’s vision has been to offer unique value to his clients with education and services that are independent of product sales commissions and are available to clients of all income levels. We address many of the key financial issues in all components of our economy: Individuals, Communities and Businesses. 


Starting in the early 2000’s with a passion for personal finance, Michael began his financial journey by leading small church groups in the “Financial Peace University” program.  Since then, he has been involved with other publicly available finance programs and in 2009 wrote his own workbook entitled “Get a G.R.A.S.P. on your Budget and your Cash” with a corresponding budgeting software program entitled “Family Series,” based on Microsoft Excel.


His journey continued academically as well.  In 2014, Michael completed all the course work for certification in financial planning from Walsh Business College.  He has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Lawrence Technological University, received his Executive Education from Harvard Business School and attended the Wayne State University/Kaufman Foundation’s “Fast Track” Entrepreneur Program. 


Combining these real life skills and academics, we bring our clients unique value in developing your personalized financial plan, helping you get out of debt, set realistic financial goals and develop a personalized strategy to get there.


Our Mission is to provide you with the Education, Tools and Confidence in making financial decisions for yourself, your family, and your business


For individuals, we will spend time to get to know you, understand where you’re at financially, and then work with you to develop a complete plan that includes all your financial requirements such as college, retirement, insurance and other goals.  We’ll assist you with tax planning and estate planning as well.


For business owners, we will help you set up your retirement plan for yourself and your key employees.  We can also assist with other financial aspects of your business, such as:

  1. Cash Flow Analysis

  2. Sales Forecasting

  3. Capital Budgeting


In the community, we provide financial education through seminars, workshops, and small group studies.  We also serve our community by actively participating in community events and projects such as Habitat for Humanity homebuilding.  5% of our total revenues go toward building a Habitat for Humanity home.


If you are looking to better manage your life, family or business through sound financial advice and develop a complete financial plan, we are the consultant for you.  We want to be your financial Trusted Advisor.

How We’re Different


  1. We are a fee-only financial services firm

  2. We do not take commissions from any product sale

  3. We are fiduciaries - the client’s best interest is our only interest

  4. We develop customized financial plans based on your individual and family needs

  5. We look at all aspects of financial planning from basic budgeting to insurance and retirement needs to tax and estate planning

Core Values


  1. 1)Personal Commitment to each client’s needs and objectives

  2. 2)Personal Satisfaction from each and every client

  3. 3)To be known for the highest Integrity in the industry

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Our Mission is to provide you with the Education, Tools and Confidence in making financial decisions for yourself, your family, and your business

Your Personal and Business Financial Consultants

Michael T. Kastler, Founder and Managing Partner

Some Family History


Check out the Kastler Family Legacy of Building a Better Detroit

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Other Key Personal Finance Links:

  1.   Behavioral Finance

  2. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability to assist the American people in understanding financial matters

Our Influential Reads

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