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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

Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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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

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

Changing Jobs? Your Top 5 Financial Considerations Beyond Salary

Learn how to assess a new job’s benefits, protect your existing assets, efficiently roll over your 401(k), and more in this free white paper. It also includes worksheets for evaluating major insurance benefits.
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Have You Taken Steps To Help Protect Your Most Valuable Asset?

You insure your home, your car and even your cellphone. What about your paycheck? Watch this short video to learn more.

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How Do You Make Sense of Contradictory Economic Reports?

Unemployment rate, inflation, GPD, earnings—there are so many numbers that can have an influence on the markets, but what’s important? And how do you make sense of them all? In this month’s Ask the Financial Expert column, our experts highlight key numbers and how best to evaluate them.