Stephen P Whittemore, CFP®, RICP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®
Partner and Wealth Management Advisor


KW Wealth Management Group

  • Office 860-815-9068
  • Fax 860-815-9070

My Mission

As a Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Advisor, my mission is to help you achieve financial security for your family or business. I will work with you to help identify your financial goals, suggest a plan of action to help you reach those goals, and show you ways to implement them.


 

Stephen Whittemore, CFP®, RICP®, CLU®, ChFC® ,CASL® volunteers his time on the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s Professional Advisory Committee.  Established in 1993, the Professional Advisory Committee provides valuable feedback to Hartford Foundation staff on philanthropic strategies, communications efforts, and community reactions and attitudes. The committee also advises the Foundation on trends, and opportunities to engage individuals and families in the region’s charitable community.


Congratulations Stephen P. Whittemore, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®

Steve has earned another professional designation -
RICP® Retirement Income Certified Professional

The Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) advanced designation focuses on transitioning from asset accumulation to creating a sustainable livelihood for our clients in retirement.

RICP® planning offers relevant solutions to modern retirement income planning scenarios.  In response to the US Department of Labor's new fiduciary rule, RICP® planning reflects the changing landscape of the financial services environment.

To receive the RICP® designation, Steve agrees to comply with The American College Code of Ethics and Procedures.


Life never stands still. It evolves, changes direction, and leads to new possibilities. That means your approach to financial security cannot be static, because as your life changes, so do your needs and goals.

Working together, we can help you identify your financial goals and objectives to help you prepare for the future and help protect you if life takes an unexpected turn. Keeping pace with life's changes is important. Let me help you achieve a secure financial future.

Expert Guidance and Innovative Solutions

As a member of the Northwestern Mutual, I have access to some of the most specialized financial expertise in the country. I am also able to provide you with high quality risk management and investment solutions from a wide variety of organizations.

Helping my clients to achieve financial security with an appropriate mix of expert guidance and innovative product solutions is a very personal matter. My commitment to you is to call on the full capabilities of the network, drawing upon my own skills and the expertise of qualified specialists to help you meet your personal financial and business goals.

Along the way, my hope is that we establish a trusting relationship, one that will endure and grow as your life changes and your financial needs evolve.

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.

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