Insurance coverage that can do more for you.

At Northwestern Mutual, managing risk is a key part of our financial planning philosophy. We help people live more and worry less—today and down the road. Our advisors will help you figure out the right types of insurance, and exactly how much you need. And with the highest financial strength ratings in the industry1 and over 164 years in this business, we'll be here whenever you need us.

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Insurance: making your financial plan smarter.

Insurance isn't often seen as a key part of a financial plan. Our advisors can show you how the right insurance and investment strategies can give you more options, flexibility, and confidence with a financial plan tailored to your priorities and goals—now and years from now. Here's what our version of planning can do:

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  • Protect what you've worked so hard for

  • Make the most of what you have with recommendations for saving and managing debt

  • Grow your money with the right investments to reach your goals

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Dividends put money back into your pocket.

Dividends are given out when our earnings turn out better than we thought they would when premiums were set, and benefits established.5 As a mutual company, we don't have stockholders so instead of paying dividends to Wall Street, we pay them to our policyowners. Even though they're not guaranteed, we've paid dividends every year since 1872. Here's what you can use them for:

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  • Anything you want (when you take it as cash)

  • Paying your premiums

  • Increasing your coverage

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The Northwestern Mutual difference

No.1 overall ranked insurance company

Best Life Insurance Company ranked by Nerd Wallet, 20206

Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services LLC, ©2017–2020 and TM, NerdWallet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

No. 1 ranked for disability income insurance

Top ranked for disability income insurance7

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

A++ financial strength rating

AAA, Aaa, and AA+ — we've earned the highest financial strength ratings awarded to life insurers from all four major rating agencies.1

Awarded in the Insurance category: Life & Health industry, Fortune® Magazine's annual survey, 2017

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