Insurance | Investments | Ideas ™

Maintaining a Boston presence that stretches back to 1868, The Boston Group, as part of Northwestern Mutual, has helped generations of individuals and businesses with products and services geared toward financial security.

The members of The Boston Group share and understand the values and ideals of your community. We also know the local environment in which companies operate, and what it takes to succeed.

As part of Northwestern Mutual, Managing Partner Dave McAvoy and the Financial Representatives of The Boston Group are dedicated to providing expert guidance and innovative solutions to help you prepare for your future with these things in mind. The focus is always on you.

The Boston Group is located in downtown Boston, bordering the Financial District, Beacon Hill, and Faneuil Hall, and a short walk to Charles River, Cambridge, and the historical Back Bay and Fenway Park.

Independence | Income | Impact

A career as a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative can be summed up in three words.

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Steve Forbes and John Schlifske on
“The Power of a Game Plan”

Northwestern Mutual hosted a speaker series with Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media and John Schlifske, Northwestern Mutual chairman and CEO. Forbes and Schlifske shared their perspectives on the economy, the financial markets, and the importance of having a sound financial game plan in place regardless of market conditions. The event was part of a three day, seven-city tour and saw over 2,500 attendees. The Boston event, which took place at the State Room, had over 400 in attendance.

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David C Mc Avoy, CLU®

Managing Partner


As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." Aug 2014

Top Ten Internship for 19 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2015 edition

Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry

-'s "Best Places to Work" survey, Dec. 2013

World’s Most Admired

It’s an honor to be recognized as a most-admired company in the world by trusted industry experts and our peers.

You Can Fund Your Child's Education

There are many options when selecting a college. The same is true of saving for it. Discover pros, cons and tax advantages of some of the most common strategies.
Download our white paper, “Save for College with Confidence,” to learn more.

A Force For Good

Learn how we’re building stronger families and communities with the help of our nonprofit partners in our new corporate citizenship report.