Our Commitment to Financial Strength

Trust starts with financial strength

Trust is the foundation of all successful financial relationships. You need the confidence that we know what we're doing, will honor our commitments, and make you – our client – our highest priority. To do all this all the time — without cutting corners or being distracted by financial pressures — means having the resources that only come with financial strength.


We're established.

Northwestern Mutual was named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in its industry according to FORTUNE Magazine's annual survey published Feb. 2017. The FORTUNE 500 ranking is among the most recognized measure of financial success. Being #97 in 2017 affirms that Northwestern Mutual is among America's premier companies.

In 2017, Northwestern Mutual was once again named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in its industry according to FORTUNE Magazine's annual survey. We secured the number one ranking for "Quality of Products and Services" and ranked highly in "Financial Soundness," "Long-Term Investment," "Use of Corporate Assets" and "Quality of Management."


We're among the strongest.

Financial strength isn't something you claim; it's established by hard numbers. Our financial statements show that we maintain exceptional financial health. But don't just take our word for it. Northwestern Mutual has earned the highest financial strength rating awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all the major ratings agencies.

Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, as of the most recent review and report by each rating agency. Northwestern Mutual's ratings: A.M. Best Company A++ (highest), April 2017; Fitch Ratings AAA (highest), July 2017; Moody's Investors Service Aaa (highest), July 2017; S&P Global Ratings AA+ (second highest), June 2017. Ratings are subject to change.

 


Backing our strength — Northwestern Mutual's investment portfolio

Northwestern Mutual invests the majority of its assets through the General Account, the company's $200 billion+ portfolio. The portfolio has grown consistently year after year. By buying life insurance, disability insurance and deferred annuities, clients immediately gain the opportunity to share in the company's favorable results.


We put clients first.

"We succeed when you succeed." For more than 160 years, we've been an industry leader by holding true to this simple principle. By managing our business effectively and acting in the best long-term interest of our clients, we're able to offer excellent product value and service for a lifetime of financial security.

Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, as of the most recent review and report by each rating agency. Northwestern Mutual's ratings: A.M. Best Company A++ (highest), April 2017; Fitch Ratings AAA (highest), July 2017; Moody's Investors Service Aaa (highest), July 2017; S&P Global Ratings AA+ (second highest), June 2017. Ratings are subject to change.