James H Meanix, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, AEP®, CASL®

Wealth Management Advisor

Plan Now for Your Future

Financial success doesn't happen by chance. It has much more to do with choice. Transforming aspirations into actuality takes acumen, hard work, discipline and strategic financial planning.

When it comes to your financial goals, each decision you make and action you take will have a significant impact on your future financial circumstances. A good financial plan will lay out what you need to do today to achieve your goals tomorrow.

As a Wealth Management Advisor for the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, Jim works to serve as a friend and an advocate to help clients achieve their objectives. By taking the time to get to know you and your family, Jim puts you, not your wealth, at the center of the process.

Social Security Won’t Be Enough: 6 Reasons to Consider an Income Annuity

Learn how you may be able to save less to meet your retirement income goals, keep up with inflation, and create guaranteed retirement income that never runs out.
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When is it a good time to take on debt?

When you want something such as an education, a new car, a new TV, or a home, it’s not uncommon to take out a loan or even use your credit card. In this month’s Ask the Financial Expert column, our experts weigh in on the topic and discuss “good debt versus bad debt” and how debt as a whole affects our economy.

Research Reveals “Financial Realities” for Americans Today

Following the global financial crisis, Americans have embraced a distinctly more conservative approach to their finances, and widened the timeframes in which they expect to achieve financial goals, according to research by Northwestern Mutual.

Financial Realities Study: Changing Timeframes