Michael K Fenster, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®

Financial Representative

We Pick Up Where Other Advisors Leave Off

Financial planning is simple… but it's not easy. Most people know what needs to be done, but they don’t know where to start, who can help them, or how all the pieces fit together. Along the way they make investments with one advisor or purchase insurance from another, but don’t know whether individual components have been sized appropriately or whether there are other components they need to consider. In the end, piecemeal financial plans leave many questions unanswered. Do I have enough? Can I retire on time? Will my family be taken care of? Our specialized approach to holistic planning is focused on identifying risks and opportunities and making active planning decisions. Some advisors only focus on the investment aspects of financial planning, and neglect to consider protection through insurance products. Thankfully for you, we’re not like these advisors!

Over the past 20 years, our team has taken great pride in “picking up where other advisors leave off.” We help our clients create customized holistic financial plans designed to grow, protect and distribute wealth.

We'd be honored to help you ensure that your financial future is all you want it to be.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

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