When people feel better about their money, good things happen: they become more confident and feel more secure. Taking away the everyday financial stress that most people experience (1 out of every 3, in fact), helps them breathe easier, sleep better, and feel happier. That’s why Northwestern Mutual exists. It’s why we do what we’ve been doing for the last 160 years.
Being a mutual company means we’ve been there for our clients since day one, and will continue to be, because we report to them, not Wall Street. Instead of having to worry about short-term gains, we take a long-term approach‚ both in the way we help people plan, and in the way we do business. This has served our clients well through all kinds of economic ups and downs‚ even the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Mutuality also means that our policyowners get to be a part of our company and may benefit from annual dividends. So when we do well, you do well, too.