Kyle Wurtzel

Wealth Management Advisor

Financial success doesn't happen by chance. It has much more to do with choice. Transforming aspirations into actuality takes acumen, hard work, discipline and strategic financial planning.

When it comes to your financial goals, each decision you make and action you take will have a significant impact on your future financial circumstances. A good financial blueprint will lay out what you need to do today to achieve your goals tomorrow.

When it's a matter of planning for the future, realizing the need to take greater control over your financial life is the first step. Choosing to work with someone who has the ability and resources to best address those needs is the next step.

As your Wealth Management Advisor, I will listen, clarify and help prioritize your goals and aspirations before developing a personalized financial plan designed to help you achieve your vision for the future.

Let me help you ensure your financial future is all you want it to be.


A++      A.M. Best: "Operating performance remains solid'

May 11, 2016 - A.M. Best Company has affirmed our A++ financial strength rating, the highest possible rating from A.M. Best.

The rating reflects Northwestern Mutual's strong financial position and ability to meet policyowner commitments.

"The superior rating reflects Northwestern Mutual's favorable level of risk-adjusted capitalization, exclusive career agency distribution system, strong liquidity and leading market position in participating whole life insurance," A.M. Best said in its news release. "The ratings also acknowledge the depth and strength of its enterprise risk management program, along with the earnings diversification provided by complementary life, annuity and disability product lines."
Measures of strength
A.M. Best described our operating performance as "solid" as measured by growth in invested assets, capital and premiums. The agency also noted that our investment yield is stable compared to other life insurance companies'.
Best ratings
With this latest affirmation, Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), May 2016; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), September 2015; Moody's Investors Service, Aaa (highest), January 2016; and Standard & Poor's, AA+ (second highest), May 2015. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company. 

For more information, see the Our Commitment to Financial Strength page on



Home is where the greatest moments are shared and where the most valuable and meaningful memories are made. But sometimes, life happens. From technology and social media to work-life imbalance to competing schedules, families can struggle to be present and connect on a more personal level at home.

This fall, Northwestern Mutual wants families to find that connection at home again. Parents can submit a video or photo of their kid's ultimate home experience inspiration — the bigger, the more out-of-the-box, and the more imaginative the ideas, the better — and we may just ring your doorbell to make your dream a reality!

To enter:  Join the conversation on social and enter to win with #IfItWasUpToMyKid! 

Learn more and submit your entry here now.

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Northwestern Mutual’s Awards & Accolades

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


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