Your Goals, Your Plan, Our Expertise!

Our team's mission is to help our clients gain clarity into their personal, professional and financial goals through a detailed financial planning process. We then help them achieve those goals by taking the appropriate actions.

The purpose of achieving financial security is to allow YOU to live life to the fullest, whatever that may mean to YOU. Our team leverages the collective knowledge and deep experience of our members. Together, we provide innovative solutions and professional direction to help clients accomplish their objectives, and ultimately achieve peace of mind.

We deliver personalized:

  • Financial Planning,
  • Retirement Planning,
  • Wealth Management,
  • Estate & Business Planning, and
  • Risk Management

with a focus on managing our clients’ tax burdens to the greatest extent possible.


Planning for Financial Security

Watch this short video to learn how Northwestern Mutual's comprehensive approach to personalized financial planning can help you achieve the future you envision.


Market and Economic Commentary

Access a timely summary of market happenings and economic indicators, plus get a glimpse of what's to come in our  Weekly Market Commentary. Find a timely summary and insightful commentary on economic and financial market trends in our Quarterly Market Commentary. Topics include:

  • Stock market performance
  • Developments in Washington
  • News from abroad
  • Employment
  • Housing / Consumer Spending
  • Gross domestic product

Focus on Retirement

We’re living longer than ever—and that means retirement will last longer as well. To help ensure you have the lifestyle you want in the future, it’s important to develop a sound retirement plan today to make the most of your savings for tomorrow.

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.

Samuel Waller

Samuel Waller, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Financial Advisor

  • Office 917-368-3087
  • Fax 212-656-1773

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.

 

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