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 values, current needs, future goals and can help them create a financial plan that is customized to them.

As part of Northwestern Mutual, our independent 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 planning and income distribution solutions, estate and business planning. Representatives work locally, but have all the resources of Northwestern Mutual behind them to help their clients achieve their goal of financial security.


FEBRUARY 2018 - Northwestern Mutual landed on the list of Largest Wealth Management Firms again, ranking #19! View the full list here and learn more about our career opportunities at



Dan Moseley Managing Director of Northwestern Mutual - DuluthDaniel Moseley, Appointed New Managing Director

AUGUST 2017 – Daniel Moseley has been appointed to Managing Director by Northwestern Mutual in Duluth.

Moseley started as an intern with Northwestern Mutual in Duluth in 2011. He has since grown his business significantly in the Duluth area, focusing on clients over 50, helping them get ready for retirement. Dan also ran the internship program in the Duluth office for Northwestern Mutual, giving college students real life experience in financial planning.

Dan has ambitious growth goals for the Duluth office, looking forward to adding at least ten advisors in the Duluth office over the next two years. He will expand the impact that Northwestern Mutual is able to provide the Duluth community, focused on comprehensive financial planning.

Dan is passionate about impacting the community and finance industry. He is an active member of rotary and the chamber of commerce. Dan is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table and NAIFA, and has earned the NAIFA Quality award, Life Impact award, and is a leader in his business at Northwestern Mutual.

A native of Duluth, MN, Moseley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Concordia College in Moorhead. He resides in Duluth with his wife. Ashley, and their two sons, Olli and Jack.

Visit Dan's website to learn more about him.

Star Tribune Names Northwestern Mutual a 2017 Top 150 Workplace 

JUNE 2017 - For the second year in a row Northwestern Mutual - Minneapolis has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune! Read more about our career opporutnities and what makes our team special on the Careers page


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.




Northwestern Mutual Foundation Donates to the Northern Lights Foundation

August 2015 - On behalf of Northwestern Mutual, Bill Northwestern Mutual Duluth donates to Northern Lights Foundation Watson, Managing Director, presented a $2,000 donation to the Northern Lights Foundation. Accepting this check is Dr. Ken Larson, Founder and President of the foundation.

Founded in 2006, the mission of the Northern Lights Foundation is to grant wishes and distribute funds that address the needs and wishes of Northland children-and their families- with life-threatening illnesses. The grants given are typically used to pay for expenses associated with medical treatments.

"The Northern Lights Foundation has been a force for good in our community. They are a very nimble organization that makes a local, direct impact on families who face so many difficult things. Our office is very proud to help any way we can," said Bill Watson.

To learn more about the Northern Lights Foundation, or to apply for a grant, please visit their website: 


Bill Watson and Bart Bailey Recognized in Duluth News Tribune

June 2015 - Bill Watson and Bart Bailey were recently recognized in Duluth News Tribune. Visit our News & Events page for more details.

Northwestern Mutual Sponsors Teddy Bear Toss

December 2014 - On December 5, 2014 Northwestern Mutual sponsored the 3rd Annual Arc Northland Teddy Bear Toss at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Leading up to the hockey game between the UMD Bulldogs and Colorado College, Teddy Bears were sold throughout the community and then audience memebers tossed them onto the ice between second and third quarter of the game. All of the collected Teddy Bears were donated to CHUM, CASDA, United Way of Carlton County and Arc Northland clients.

Northwestern Mutual Recognizes Local Duluth Office

August 2014 – The Watson District Office of Northwestern Mutual is proud to announce they received two awards for their internship program at the company’s annual meeting in Milwaukee. The Duluth office, under the leadership of Managing Director Bill Watson, was recognized as a Top Five District Office and Daniel Moseley, College Unit Director, was recognized as a Top Five College Unit Director. To read more, visit the News & Events page.

Northwestern Mutual-The Columns Resource Group Receives Childhood Cancer Impact Award for Local Fundraising Efforts

January 2014 - Northwestern Mutual-The Columns Resource Group was recently awarded the Childhood Cancer Impact Award and a $50,000 donation that will be given to Childhood Cancer on their behalf.  This award recognized Northwestern Mutual-The Columns Resource Group's outstanding dedication to the company’s Childhood Cancer Program and highlighted the volunteers and fundraising activities they completed last September.  For more information on this award, visit our Community Involvement page.

Northwestern Mutual Donates $30,000 During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Starlight Fun Centers and Tablets Bring Entertainment to Children Battling Cancer

In honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, Northwestern Mutual is donating nearly $30,000 to hospitals across Minneapolis in the form of four Starlight Children’s Foundation Fun Centers and three Starlight Tablets.  For more information on this exciting event, visit our Community Involvement page, here.

Daniel James Moseley

Managing Director


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