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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. Individuals who have joined our organization from many different backgrounds and occupations have gone on to develop a successful business practice. With the support and training of a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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Are you ready for financial independence? Are you ready to be your own boss? Are you ready to make a positive impact on people's lives?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." Oct/Nov/Dec 2013

Top Ten Internship for 18 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2014 edition

Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry

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

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See how our powerful approach to planning can help you get more out of life. Learn more in our 2013 Annual Report.


Military veterans: your next opportunity starts here

A Financial Representative career is more than just a job. With Northwestern Mutual you help clients achieve their dreams of financial security.

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.