MOVE FORWARD FINANCIALLY

You only want to retire once. Many advisors can help people accumulate assets but few discuss how to live off them once you retire. People can be hesitant or misinformed when it comes to taking the next step financially. It’s common, and typically comes from uncertainty about what’s next or how to pull everything together.

A sound retirement strategy is key to living confidently up to the day you retire and beyond. A result of having an individualized financial plan rooted in strategies built after a comprehensive financial analysis. Having a financial plan in place allows you comfortably retire and retire comfortably because you’re confident in your plan. Confident to take the next step—forward. Contact the Houghton team today!

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At some point, you’ll say “goodbye” to your co-workers, get into your car and drive toward the next phase of your life — retirement. But when will that be? Will you retire early to give yourself extra time to build a different life? Keep working to save more for retirement? Or do you love what you do and plan to keep doing it for as long as possible? READ MORE...


Fee-Based Financial Planning

Fee-based financial planners are compensated for the time and expertise put into designing and creating your personal financial plan. Under this fee structure, they have a responsibility to ensure your interests and goals are always put first.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, April 2019 1
  • Highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
1 ©2017-2019 and TM, NerdWallet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

2 A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), May 2019; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), May 2019; Moody's Investors Service, Aaa (highest), September 2018; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2019. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3 Measured by 2018 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, May 2019.

James E Houghton, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®
Wealth Management Advisor


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What's Next

These days, it’s more important than ever to have a plan. Let’s plan what’s next for you. Get started.

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