How to Start a Small Business: Startup Basics
From initial startup to eventually passing your business on, we're here to help you at every stage. From protecting against risk and managing growth, to attracting and retaining the top talent, our business services will be there to guide you.
Our financial advisors can help you plan and manage your business with products and services that work with your financial plan.
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How can I attract the best people to best grow the business?
If I get hurt or die, what happens to my business?
Do my suppliers and vendors feel confident that my business will offer continuous service?
Can my business fund the retirement I envision?
With so much on your mind, it's nice to know that professional guidance is there for you. At Northwestern Mutual, we offer expert guidance through our advisors, who are in business for themselves as well. This expertise has earned us the designation of one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2021 by FORTUNE®.
Our advisors can advise you about whatever is most important to you and your business. We'll help develop a personalized financial plan with solutions designed to meet the unique needs of your business, including:
Minimizing risk by preparing for surprises.
Safeguarding your business with coverage to help offset the loss of cash flow in case you become sick or hurt.
Recruit and retain employees with competitive benefits programs.
Transition your business smoothly with a well-designed business succession plan.
Integrate all aspects of financial planning for your business as well as your personal life.
We've got 163 years of guiding people just like you to their financial potential. Learn how we offer solutions designed for you, for your employees and for your key employees. Let us help you:Assess and manage riskReview and select employee benefitsConsider other benefitsPlan your legacyMake a financial plan