Our Company 

financial strength; industry leading dividend payout 

We are a more than 155-year-old mutual company serving the insurance and investment needs of more than three million clients. During our long history, we have protected our clients and paid life insurance dividends every year since 1872. In fact, while not guaranteed, we pay more than triple the ordinary life insurance dividends of our nearest competitor.

We are the nation’s largest direct provider of individual life insurance — ranking 110 on the FORTUNE 500 with $217.1 billion in assets. When you're looking for help in managing your financial risk and achieving financial security, we are a strong company. Learn more about us.

Company Overview

Read how working with a mutual company can help advance your financial security. View our distinctions in the marketplace and the world. Read about our history of doing the right thing.

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From Our CEO

Meet our Chairman and CEO John Schlifske and learn about his background and experience.

Read about CEO and Chairman John Schlifske.

Annual Report

Northwestern Mutual finished 2013 strong and well-positioned for our future – and yours. See how our financial representatives are helping people plan for their financial security in relevant and meaningful ways.

Read our Annual Report.

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

Northwestern Mutual has a long history of community involvement. The Northwestern Mutual Foundation was created to carry out its corporate contributions program.

Learn more about the Northwestern Mutual Foundation.

Northwestern Mutual Subsidiaries

The Northwestern Mutual family of subsidiaries provides access to long-term care insurance, investments, employee benefits and wealth management product and services to help clients build strong financial portfolios.

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The policy dividend is reviewed annually by the company’s Board of Trustees. Dividends are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

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