Learn How to Live Life Differently®

To achieve financial security, there are two halves to consider: Protect and Grow. Instead of focusing on insurance or investments alone, Ross Sommers will bring them together into one whole picture to help you Live Life Differently®. By bringing them together Ross will help you replace doubt, with confidence and allow you to enjoy today, while knowing you've planned for tomorrow. So why not get the most out of life, and discover what you truly want.

Check out how one couple is learning to Live Life Differently® while trying to build a family and business: Couple Confidently Building a Crossfit Business and Family


For more stories and information, look at the links below, or give Ross Sommers a call and set up a meeting! 

Getting To and Through Retirement

Now more than ever, planning for your retirement is critical. Gone are the days when pensions and Social Security provided all the income you needed for retirement. The new reality is that you are responsible for managing your own retirement.

Ross Sommers can help! His approach to retirement planning is designed to help you get to—and through—retirement with a greater level of financial confidence.

Before diving in to retirement planning, you should also be aware of a few risks that could impact your retirement: Six Risks That Can Impact Your Retirement


As you zero in on retirement, your priorities will begin to shift from saving for retirement to generating reliable income for as long as you live. Ross can help you design a plan to convert your assets into a predictable, steady retirement paycheck, so you can reach and enjoy retirement with a greater level of financial confidence. 

Here are a few steps to help you fine-tune your approach to planning for retirement, and how to switch from a saving - to a spending mindset:

1Northwestern Mutual tested retirement allocation strategies with Monte Carlo simulation running 500 trials. A plan with a 90% confidence level means that in 90% of the trials (450), the plan provided a specified amount of income over the lifetime of a hypothetical retiree. A 75% confidence level option is available. While Monte Carlo simulations can test the probability of outcomes, they are hypothetical, do not reflect actual investments results and do not guarantee future results. 

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Ross W. Sommers

Financial Advisor

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