Melissa K Petersen, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®

Financial Advisor

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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.

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 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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Here’s What’s in the Republican Tax Plan That Could Affect You

The Republican tax plan would overhaul everything from tax rates and brackets to deductions to the corporate tax rate. Read more.

Northwestern Mutual’s Awards & Accolades

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

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.

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.

Financial Bootcamp for New Parents

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

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.

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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