Northwestern Mutual In The News

Managing Your Money In A Downturn

Northwestern Mutual was recently featured in The New York Times Wealth Matters column, "Never Mind Your 401(k). How’s Your Insurance?" about the importance of managing risk in the current economic environment, and strategies that the wealthy use to manage not only their money but their overall well-being. Northwestern Mutual Executive Vice President Greg Oberland comments about how people should be rethinking and managing their insurance needs in a downturn.

Read the article (PDF).

The Road to Financial Security

Financial security is often a major objective in each of our lives and John Goodwin realizes there is no single road to get to financial security. Indeed, the idea of financial security means something different to every person or organization, and rightfully so: all have different resources, needs and expectations.

John Goodwin acknowledges and appreciates that no two clients are alike, so his first priority always is a conversation. John Goodwin's goal is to understand your current situation, as well as future wants and needs, before providing any recommendations.

As time goes by, John Goodwin continues the conversation at least every year, because ideas that may have been appropriate before often need adjustment to accommodate evolving factors.

Ensuring future financial security is an ongoing process, not a single event.

Learn more aboutJohn Goodwin and how he can serve you.

John with his youngest client ever - she's holding penny the pig piggy bank

My Mission

"My mission is to help you understand your current financial picture in light of your future financial goals through a comprehensive, integrated planning process."

John K. Goodwin

Wealth Management Advisor

You try to do what's right for those you care about, but the wrong financial decision can often undermine the best of intentions.

Whether you are concerned for your own financial needs or those of your family or your business, I can help you identify your needs and provide complementary solutions.

Along with a Network of Specialists, I provide innovative solutions using world-class insurance services and internationally recognized investment products.

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Transforming Lives Through Community Involvement

John Goodwin served as the former Chair and Board Member of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army (Kansas and Western Missouri Division). John works closely with social services which provides emergency shelter for children at risk and services to adults with senior assistance and addiction recovery.

For more information, visit John's Community Involvement page.

John Goodwin as Life Specialist

John serves as Life Specialist for the Network Office and therefore is responsible for educating and serving as a resource to all representatives and advisors in Western Missouri and Kansas.

Permanent life insurance provides life long protection in exchange for a level premium payment. Although life insurance is most often purchased to provide a death benefit, it can also provide living benefits. The cash value of a permanent life insurance policy grows income-tax-deferred. It can be used to provide an income stream during retirement or can help meet other long-term financial goals, such as funding a college education for a child or grandchild.

Some of the living benefits include:

  • Systematic Savings
  • Supplemental Retirement Income
  • Education
  • Retirement Income
  • Emergencies

To learn more about permanent life insurance click here.

For Every Stage of Life

John Goodwin knows that for each adventure and stage in your life, proper planning is required. Northwestern Mutual has a large quanity of articles available that give advice and help you plan for all of life's stages, opportunities and challenges.

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John K Goodwin, CAP®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor

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