Northwestern Mutual is honoring Elmhurst Wealth Management Advisor Chad Michael McQuade with membership in its 2013 Forum group, which recognizes individuals for an outstanding year of helping clients achieve financial security. McQuade is affiliated with The McTigue Financial Group based in Oak Brook. This is the third time that McQuade received the Forum honor.
"Our 2013 Planning & Progress study shows that half (51%) of Americans feel less financially secure than they thought they'd be at this point in their lives," says Northwestern Mutual Executive Vice President Todd M. Schoon, CLU®, ChFC®, J.D. "In an uncertain economy, consumers are seeking guidance and are turning to experienced financial professionals like Chad to plan for their future financial security."
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The honorees were recognized at a conference held on November 3 to 6, 2013, in Scottsdale, AZ. At the conference, honorees learned new insights from prominent speakers, gained access to advanced training and leadership development, and shared knowledge with fellow colleagues. The Forum conference is an extremely exclusive achievement, with approximately five percent of Northwestern Mutual's more than 6,500 financial representatives invited to attend.
"I am proud of the success of our team, and how financial advisors such as Chad, continue to raise the bar by attaining the highest levels of achievement," said John W. McTigue, Managing Partner of Northwestern Mutual's McTigue Financial Group in Chicago. "Moreover, their continued dedication to growing personally and professionally demonstrates our unique corporate culture and steadfast commitment to doing what is best for our clients, our staff, and our communities."
About The McTigue Financial Group
A district office of Northwestern Mutual, The McTigue Financial Group is an Oak Brook-based financial planning firm providing expert guidance to help clients manage financial risk and achieve financial security. Ranked one of Chicago's Best Places to Work for five straight years, according to Crain's Chicago Business (2009-2013), The McTigue Financial Group provides career and internship opportunities to individuals who are committed to growing a successful financial service practice. The local office is located at 2015 Spring Road in Oak Brook. Further information can be found at www.nmfn-mcquadegroup.com
About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI, and its subsidiaries. Northwestern Mutual is among the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2013 according to FORTUNE® magazine and has helped clients achieve financial security for more than 156 years. As a mutual company with $1.4 trillion of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual has no shareholders. The company focuses solely and directly on its clients and seeks to deliver consistent and dependable value to them over time. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a holistic approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, limited purpose federal savings bank; Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company; and Russell Investments. Further information can be found at http://www.northwesternmutual.com.
About the Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress Research
This study was conducted by independent research firm Harris Interactive, and included 1,546 Americans aged 25 or older who participated in an online survey between January 9, 2013 and January 23, 2013. Results were weighted as needed for age by gender, education, race/ethnicity, region and household income. Propensity score weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available.