Welcome to
Northwestern Mutual - Traverse City!


Connecting with People

Our business is about connecting with people. Financial security is a very personal subject, so most people want to work with a financial representative they feel comfortable with and can rely upon; someone who understands their life’s structure, current needs, and future goals.

As part of Northwestern Mutual, our financial representatives are highly trained professionals who have exclusive access to a wide range of quality products and services, including life insurance, disability income insurance, education-funding alternatives, retirement solutions, estate and business needs analysis. Representatives work locally, but have all the resources of the entire company behind them to help their clients achieve their goal of financial security.

Steve Forbes and John Schlifske on
“The Power of a Game Plan”

Northwestern Mutual hosted a speaker series with Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media and John Schlifske, Northwestern Mutual chairman and CEO. Forbes and Schlifske shared their perspectives on the economy, the financial markets, and the importance of having a sound financial game plan in place regardless of market conditions. The event was part of a three day, seven-city tour and saw over 2,500 attendees. The Grand Rapids event, which took place at the Frederik J. Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, had over 400 in attendance.

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Mike Meindertsma

Managing Director


As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." August 2015

Top Ten Internship for 20 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2016 edition

See Your Complete Financial Picture

Review your policies, go paperless, pay your premiums and aggregate your credit cards and accounts. Get access now.

Live Life Differently: Our Perspective

Our goal is to help you Live Life Differently. What do we mean when we say Live Life Differently? Read our CEO’s perspective.

The Ultimate Guide to Finances in Your 30's

The Ultimate Guide to Finances in Your 30's

How to make your money work for you.



To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck