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The Northwestern Mutual Learning Center includes a wide range of tools and thought leadership - from white papers, educational videos, calculators and articles, to market information - that can help you achieve your financial goals. Get started using these tools and resources, which are organized By Topic and By Type below.

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  • Articles

    • Article

      Stay informed with our latest market and economic commentaries.

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    • Article

      See how managing cash flow, debt, savings and insurance fit into a solid financial plan.

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    • Article

      See why life insurance does more than just replace the breadwinner’s income.

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  • Brochures

    • Brochure

      Learn about the different ways dividends can be used.

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    • Brochure

      Learn why it’s never too late (or too soon) to start thinking about retirement income.

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    • Brochure

      Learn about 529 college savings plans and how they work.

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  • Podcasts

    • Podcast

      5/6/15 - Learn how to make sense of contradictory economic reports.

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    • Podcast

      3/24/15 - Are real estate, interest rates and a strong dollar a good combination?

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    • Podcast

      12/15/14 - The entire globe is feeling the effects of historically low oil prices. Listen to this month’s podcast.

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  • Tools

    • Tool

      This tool estimates how much life insurance coverage your family may need to cover future expenses.

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    • Tool

      This calculator is intended to help you better understand the costs of a long‑term care (LTC) event.

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    • Tool

      See if your expectations match the reality of “own occ” coverage.

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  • Videos

    • Video

      Learn how you can protect your most valuable asset.

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    • Video

      Learn how a personalized financial plan can help you reach your financial goals.

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    • Video

      Learn how a variable annuity can offer distinct advantages that may give you more flexibility in retirement.

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  • Webcasts

    • Webcast

      Replay our webcast for actions you can take today that can maximize your income later.

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    • Webcast

      Learn how to prepare yourself, your loved ones, and your financial future by addressing risks before they arise.

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    • Webcast

      Find out more about when to start taking Social Security based on your unique situation.

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  • White Papers

    • White Paper

      Changing jobs? Don't overlook these top 5 considerations that can have a big impact on your financial picture.

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    • White Paper

      To ensure your business passes successfully to its next owner, it’s important to begin planning now.

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    • White Paper

      Learn the five key factors you need to consider before beginning to receive Social Security benefits.

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  • Northwestern MutualVoice on Forbes
  • Press Releases

Northwestern MutualVoice on Forbes

  • Northwestern MutualVoice: 5 Tips To Help You Save For College

    If there is one financial planning goal that tends to sneak up on families, it’s paying for college. Yet helping to cover the cost of higher education is one of the largest expenses most parents face. More

  • Northwestern MutualVoice: Life Stuck In Neutral? Shift Into Gear With A Coach

    Want more out of life? A growing number of people are turning to life coaches to help them reach their personal and professional goals. More

  • Northwestern MutualVoice: Should You Help Your Adult Children Financially?

    Like many loving parents who’d do anything for their kids, you may be helping your adult children financially. If so, there are two things I’d like you to know. More

Press Releases

  • GEN X: The Generation of Contradictions -- Most Financially Vulnerable and Least Proactive

    MILWAUKEE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gen X (Americans aged 35-49) is high on financial concerns and low on optimism and action, according to the latest findings from 2015 Northwestern Mutual More

  • Northwestern Mutual Expands Support for Childhood Cancer in North Carolina

    MILWAUKEE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, more than 400 children in North Carolina are diagnosed with cancer each year and almost half of those children are under the age of 5.1 Today, the More

  • Northwestern Mutual named a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly Business(SM) by the League of American Bicyclists

    MILWAUKEE, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This National Bike to Work Week, Northwestern Mutual is celebrating its recent recognition from the League of American Bicyclists as a Silver-Level Bicycle Friendly More

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