Because preparing for your financial future can be complicated, and your set of circumstances unique, it's important that you have the help of highly trained and experienced professionals.

Through our local and Network offices, you have access to our financial representatives, advisors and specialists who can address your financial goals and objectives in areas like personal planning analysis, retirement solutions, estate planning analysis, asset allocation, and business planning analysis.

At The Coulmns Resource Group - St. Cloud,  we utilize a personalized approach that leads to customized recommendations that will help you make decisions that are right for you and those who depend on you.

We are dedicated to providing expert guidance and innovative solutions to help you identify and meet your financial goals at each different stage in your life. Years of helping customers prepare for their futures and reach their financial goals gives us the experience to analyze your needs and examine the alternatives available to you.

With access to our network representatives in our local and Network offices and an array of financial products and services, you will receive innovative solutions to meet your needs and objectives.

Joshua Longnecker is the Managing Director of The Columns Resource Group - St. Cloud


The St. Cloud office of Northwestern Mutual-The Columns Resource Group donates $3,500 to local hospital

JUNE, 2014 - The St. Cloud office of Northwestern Mutual generously donated $3,500 in Starlight Wish List items to the St. Cloud Hospital Pediatrics.  As people trickled in to check out the new toys and gadgets donated, they declared, “It’s like Christmas in here!” From writing easels and guitars, to video games and building blocks, this contribution of gifts will provide a more comfortable home-like environment to kids who are coping with serious medical conditions.  Starlight Children’s Foundation™ is a leading global health and education charity working to embrace, empower and enrich the lives of children from illness to wellness.


Josh Longnecker featured in Business Central

Managing Director at Northwestern Mutual—The Columns Resource Group, Josh Longnecker, was featured in the September & October, 2013 edition of Business Central. Josh highlights the importance of succession planning and the value of protecting the business that you have built.  If you would like to read this article, please click here.  Check out another edition he was featured in titled, “Is Your Business Keeping You Up At Night?


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, here.


Northwestern Mutual's Top Intern 2013

Northwestern Mutual—The Columns Resource Group is proud to have the #1 intern in the nation on their team!  Click here to learn more about Jared Krog and his accomplishments!


Northwestern Mutual Donates $25,000 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 donated 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.


 

Joshua Longnecker

Managing Director

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Dividend Announcement

Northwestern Mutual announced a record 2014 dividend payout of 5.2 billion dollars – the largest in the company’s history to clients who own participating life, annuity, and DI products.