Disability insurance to fit your life.

Did you know that one in four people will be disabled at some point during their careers?1 Disability insurance is designed to protect your income by replacing a portion of your paycheck if you're ever too sick or injured to work. It lets you rest easy knowing that your expenses will be covered, keeping your lifestyle intact and your financial plan on track so you can focus on getting better.

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1 in 4 people will become disabled at some point during their career.1

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There are several types of disability insurance. Find the one that's right for you.

Disability insurance: a key part of a smart financial plan

When you work with Northwestern Mutual, we listen to the goals you have and design a personalized financial plan specifically for your life. Disability insurance will likely be an important part of that plan, giving you:

  • A policy with a monthly benefit that can be customized to your life and needs

  • Protection for the financial progress you've made so far

  • Income when you need it most so your lifestyle doesn't get detailed

  • Dividends that can be used to reduce your premiums over time

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The Northwestern Mutual difference

97%  of our policyowners stay with us year over year

The percentage of our policyowners who stay with us year over year3

Statistic for Northwestern Mutual, based on Northwestern Mutual policyowner data.

No. 1  ranked for disability income insurance

We're top ranked for disability income insurance4

Latest ranking for Northwestern Mutual based on direct premiums earned S&P Global Market Intelligence

$530M  in expected disability insurance dividends paid back to our policyowners

in expected disability insurance dividends paid back to our policyowners in 20235

Statistic for Northwestern Mutual, Dividends are reviewed annually and are not guaranteed. based on Northwestern Mutual policyowner data.
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