Craythorne 2018 Team

Our Mission

"Values matter.  Our process is built on trust, integrity and excellence.  We empower our clients to achieve the highest level of financial security by taking a holistic approach to financial planning.  Each client receives a comprehensive and customized plan using world-class insurance services and internationally recognized investment products.  With our attention to detail, ongoing oversight and sound advice our clients sleep well at night.  They know that they’ve formed a lifelong partnership, all backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual."

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Focus on Retirement

Many people are focused on saving a certain amount for retirement but don’t think about what they’re going to do with that money once they reach retirement—to make it last as long as they do. This video explains the different strategies needed for accumulation and distribution and why people need to know that there is a difference.

Investing for Your Future

With more ways to invest than ever before, it can be hard to make sure your money is working its hardest for you. While most companies focus on individual transactions, we look at your bigger financial picture. Then, we'll recommend a mix of investments, and can monitor and manage them over time, to help you get to your goals. This video illustrates why it's so important to spread investments across various asset classes.

Guidance for Business Owners

Business Markets Stratey mapWith a focused expertise on the business owner, we can provide guidance for any of your business issues:

 

No matter where your business is within its life cycle, Northwestern Mutual recognizes that the goals you have for your business and personal life are intertwined. Watch this video to learn how our integrated approach to financial planning can help manage the full scope of your needs and goals at every stage.

 

Focus on Physicians and Dentists

We work extensively with Physicians and Dentists on their financial wellness including Disability Insurance with a Medical Occupation Definition.

We understand that as a medical professional, you've made a significant investment in your education and career. It's more than a job, it's what you love and who you are. If you get sick or hurt and can't practice, there's more at stake than just an income.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Mike Craythorne, CFP®, CLU®

Managing Director

Largest Dividend Payout in Company History

In 2019, we expect the largest dividend payout for life and disability income insurance policyowners in company history.  Read more.

Retirement and Taxes: How to Maximize Your Savings

Not all retirement savings vehicles are taxed the same way. Read more

A Guide to Your Finances in Your 40s

With your 40s comes competing money goals. Here’s how to manage them. See how

 

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