Trent L Mausser, CLU®

Managing Director

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Plan for the life you want to live

My planning philosophy is simple, I partner with you to make smart decisions when it comes to your finances.

I can help you identify your financial goals today and create a personalized plan to help you prepare for the future – even if life takes an unexpected turn. Keeping pace with life's changes is important. Let me help you achieve a secure financial future for the people you care about most. 

 

Our team is founded on three core values: family, trust, and security.

  • Family is the core of our lives, influencing our actions and decisions to provide an expert level of care in each of the plans we create
  • Trust built through a combination of industry knowledge, transparency, and integrity to create a long-lasting partnership  
  • A sense of security knowing you are backed by a team dedicated to helping you achieve a lifetime of financial security  
  • Commitment to growth and continuing education to provide the most accurate and reliable advice, so you can reach your financial goals

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

How to Save for a Down Payment on a House

There are some general rules to figure out how much house you can afford and how big a down payment you may need. 

What Is an RMD?

When you turn 72, the IRS requires you to start taking required minimum distributions from your tax-deferred retirement accounts.

Is It Better to Have a Will or a Trust?

They can both serve an important part in an estate plan. We break down the differences.

 

To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck

Visit our Client Relationship Summaries (Form CRS) which provide brief information about our firms that provide brokerage services and advisory services.