A Message from Neil Fortwendel

Nearly everyone seems to have purchased a financial product at some point in their life, but few have worked with someone to build an actual financial plan.  At our office, we'll help you build a customized financial plan, specific to your goals and objectives.

Neil is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Professional.  Most people think that all financial planners are "certified", but this isn't true.  Just about anyone can use the title "financial planner".  Only those who have fulfilled the CFP® Board's rigorous requirements can call themselves a CFP® professional. 

CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest.  What's more, as a CFP® professional, Neil acquired several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and passed the comprehensive CFP® Certifcation Exam before receiving this accreditation. 

Financial planning is a dynamic process.  Your goals may evolve over the years due to shifts in your lifestyle or circumstances.  You should feel confident knowing that with a CFP® professional, you're working with someone committed to providing the highest standard of financial planning.  

Our team realizes that life never goes as planned, and that's okay.  That's why we're here to help you plan and prepare for the best...and worst scenarios.




My Mission

"Helping business and personal clients create intentional lifestyles through proactive planning"



Planning for Financial Security with Northwestern Mutual

Watch this short video to learn how Northwestern Mutual’s comprehensive approach to personalized financial planning can help you achieve the future you envision.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Neil J Fortwendel, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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