John Solon Patterson, CFP®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor


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Save Smarter: The Truth About Your 401K

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Get the facts in this free guide.
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Social Security Won’t Be Enough: 6 Reasons to Consider an Income Annuity

Learn how you may be able to save less to meet your retirement income goals, keep up with inflation, and create guaranteed retirement income that never runs out.
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Is Your Retirement Savings Plan Flexible?

Get flexibility in how you save for retirement and when it’s time to take withdrawals. Learn which savings tool can provide options in this short video.

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What’s Your Vision for the Future of Your Business?

The transition of your business takes careful and strategic planning, so it’s important to start early. This white paper can help you weigh the pros and cons of your potential successors and help evaluate transfer strategies to fit your goals and tax needs.
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Celebrating 160 Years

Chairman and CEO John Schlifske shares his thoughts on Northwestern Mutual’s rich and eventful history and where we are going in the future while keeping the most important thing in mind … you, our clients.

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See Your Complete Financial Picture

Review your policies, go paperless, pay your premiums and aggregate your credit cards and accounts. Get access now.

Financial Bootcamp for New Parents

How children can impact your finances and how you can best prepare for it. Learn more.

5 Ways to Make Your Money Work For You

Watch this video to learn the five basic actions that are key to the best financial plans. VIEW NOW

Life Insurance Policy Loans: What You Need to Know

If you own permanent life insurance and are thinking about taking a policy loan or already have one, here are four things you need to know.

Northwestern Mutual’s Awards & Accolades

We win a lot of awards. Some things you’d expect. Others might surprise you. Take a look.

6 Risks That Can Impact Your Retirement

Make sure your money lasts as long as you do. Learn about the risks that can impact your financial security in retirement. VIEW NOW.

Medicare Simplified: Know your Options, Know your Costs

Find out the key considerations and information to help you select the Medicare options that are right for your needs. Download now.

Save for College with Confidence: Your Guide to Education Funding

Understand your college saving options, and see how time and money can be on your side. Download now.

Social Security Simplified: Select the Right Options to Help Maximize Your Income

Learn the options available that could get you a larger benefit. Download now.

 

 

Changing Jobs? Options for your 401(K)

As you make the move to a new job, consider the options for your 401(k) to make the best decision for your financial situation. Watch now.

Your Guide to Money Management: Budgeting, Debt Management and Starting Your Financial Plan

Learn how to build the foundation of a financial plan that helps you reach your goals. Download now.

Create a Budget in 5 Simple Steps

Get a handle on how much money is coming in and going out each month by creating a budget. Learn the five simple steps to create and follow a budget.

5 Must-Do’s When Saving for Retirement

Learn if you're saving enough and in the right places to meet your retirement goals. Download now.

How to Pay Off Debt

Most of us have some sort of debt. Learn the steps to take control of your finances and pay off your debt. Watch now

Job Benefits 101: What to Look for When You Start With a New Employer

Your salary isn’t the only thing that counts toward your compensation. Here are the job benefits to look for.

How to Protect Yourself After the Equifax Data Breach

A breach at the credit reporting firm Equifax has compromised millions of Americans’ personal information. Here’s what to do if you’re at risk.

How to Negotiate Your Salary

Before you accept that new job offer, brush up on how to negotiate your salary to make sure you’re not leaving money on the table.

Good News for Our Clients

In 2018, we expect to again lead the industry in total dividends paid to our clients. Read more.

How Much More Room Does This Economy Have to Run?

The Dow is reaching record heights, but is there growth left? Should investors be ready for a downturn? Our experts weigh in on how likely it is that investors will see growth and what causes markets to change course.

If you live for it, we’ll help you plan for it.

See what our version of financial planning looks like.

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Our Strength is Your Strength

For more than 160 years, we’ve been there for people when they need us most, through all economic conditions. We’re pleased to announce that 2017 was another strong year. Read more.

How can life insurance benefit you today?

Permanent life insurance is more than just protection for your family in the event of your death. Learn how it can also provide benefits to you and your family while you’re living?

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The Power of Dividends

When purchasing any type of insurance, one of the things to consider is the company’s history of paying dividends. Learn why Northwestern Mutual’s industry-leading dividend payouts add flexibility and value in your financial security plan. 
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These Lesser-Known, Affordable Vacation Spots Will Thrill Your Family

Here are 5 lesser-known, but still amazing vacation spots — and what to do while you’re there.

 

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