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With 160 years of history to draw on, we've seen what works over time. Northwestern Mutual has built a suite of top products to suit every need for financial protection and growth.

Insurance to Protect What Matters Most

To start, our financial protection offerings help you address risk management needs through life insurance, disability income insurance and long-term care planning.

And in many cases, they offer policy dividends, which can be used to reduce premiums, taken in cash or used to increase policy values, depending on the product. In 2016, Northwestern Mutual announced that the company will provide an estimated $5.2 billion to its policyowners through its 2017 dividend payout. This is one of the highest payouts in the company's history, representing an excellent value in the current economic environment of prolonged low interest rates. No other U.S. life insurance company even approaches the total amount Northwestern Mutual pays in dividends.

We have consistently ranked among the top 10 independent broker-dealers. Our investment solutions include brokerage and advisory services, trust services and discretionary portfolio management.

Investments for Growth

Did you know that we can help you grow and preserve your wealth with personalized investments while protecting what you’ve already built? Our investment solutions include brokerage and advisory services, trust services and discretionary portfolio management offered through Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company and Northwestern Mutual Investment Services.

  • Top ranked in investment services. We have consistently ranked among the top 10 independent broker-dealers.1 In 2016, we reached $100 billion in assets under management within our client investment programs.2
  • Lower cost solutions. In early 2016, we introduced new active/passive models in our Signature Portfolios advisory program and have already surpassed $2 billion in assets through the end of 2016. This growth reflects a strong demand for lower cost solutions that can dynamically navigate today's investing environment.

And our annuities – which help provide security against the possibility that someone will outlive his or her resources – offer several innovative options designed to fill unique needs. For example, we recently expanded our suite of industry-leading income solutions to help clients navigate longevity risk and secure guaranteed lifetime income in retirement with our first dividend-paying Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract (QLAC), which individuals can use to earmark a portion of IRA dollars for use later in retirement.

  1. As measured by total revenues. Ranked by leading investment industry publications: Financial Advisor, April 2016; Financial Planning, June 2016; and Investment Advisor, June 2016.
  2. Assets under management at Northwestern Mutual Investment Services and Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company as of Dec. 31, 2016.

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Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries. Life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits are issued by The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI (NM). Long-term care insurance is issued by Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI, (NLTC) a subsidiary of NM. Securities are offered through Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, (NMIS) a subsidiary of NM, broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC. Fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services are offered through Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC), Milwaukee, WI, a subsidiary of NM and a federal savings bank. Products and services referenced are offered and sold only by appropriately appointed and licensed entities and financial professionals. Not all products and services are available in all states.