Business Planning

Planning and Guidance

Create, grow and protect your business's value.

As someone who runs a business, your expertise is your strength. It's the engine that drives your growth and sets your business apart. With something as crucial as the success of your business, doesn't it make sense to work with a company that also values expertise and strength?

Northwestern Mutual financial professionals work with business owners throughout all stages of the business life cycle. From start-up to succession, our experienced financial professionals, specialists and advanced planning attorneys will help you build and implement the drivers that can create, grow and protect your business's value.

  • Start-Up: Learn how we can help you identify goals and protect yourself and your ability to do business and attract the best talent.
  • Growth: As your business grows, learn how we can help you expand your benefit programs, address the importance of retaining your key employees and begin to prepare for succession.
  • Maturity: Explore strategies to expand your efforts and fine-tune your succession plan.
  • Transfer: When it's time to sell or transition your business, learn how you can help ensure its proceeds will provide the income you need for retirement and create a lasting a legacy.

Learn more about business planning strategies and solutions based on:

  • Planning and Guidance

    Learn about the solutions we offer throughout the life cycle of your business.

  • Solutions for Business Owners

    Learn how we offer solutions designed for you, for your employees and for your key employees.