William C Watson, CLTC®

Financial Advisor

Financial security is often a major objective in each of our lives.  You try to do what's right for those you care about, but the wrong financial decision can often undermine the best of intentions.

That is where Bill Watson comes in.  Bill takes the time to get to know you and your preferences.  Bill can help you anticipate and prepare for the best-and-worst scenarios.  The relationship Bill establishes with you enables Bill to focus on your needs-what you want for your family and what you are currently doing.

Life never stands still.  It evolves, changes direction and leads to new possibilities.  That means your approach to financial security cannot be static, because as your life changes, so do your needs and goals.

Working together, Bill can help you identify for financial goals and objectives to help you prepare for the future and help protect you if life takes and unexpected turn.  Keeping pace with life's changes is important.  Let Bill Watson help you achieve a secure financial future.


Star Tribune Names Northwestern Mutual - Minneapolis a 2016 Top 150 Workplace

JUNE 2016 - Northwestern Mutual -  Minneapolis has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune in 2016! Read more about our career opportunities and what makes our team special on our Careers page.

 

 


Bill Watson Recognized in Duluth News Tribune

JUNE 2015 - Bill Watson was recently recognized in Duluth News Tribune for receiving the Managing Director Achievement Award. 



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My Mission

As a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative, in all situations I will make those recommendations which I would do for myself and my family if faced with a similar situation.

By matching your needs with innovative solutions utilizing world-class insurance services and internationally recognized investment products, I will do my best to help you protect and provide for those people you care about most. I will work hard to build a relationship with you based on trust and integrity, always striving to provide you with the same level of ethical service that I would expect for myself.

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.

Here’s How Tax Brackets Work

Tax brackets can be confusing but we can help explain how you can use them to estimate your tax bill. Read more here.

Steps for Financial Planning Throughout Your Life

Anyone can benefit from a mapping out a financial roadmap that shows you how to reach your financial goals. Read more here.

How Much Money Do You Need to Live Comfortably in Retirement?

The answer is different for everyone so your plan should focus on setting up the income you’ll need. Read more here.

 

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