Doug Erhard, CFP®, RICP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor

Your Future is Now

In our world today, people often consider doing things on their own, from yard work to investing and everything in between, as we try to make our dollars stretch as far as they can. I can bring valuable insight to the financial planning process because I bring to the table 37 years worth of expertise and hands-on experience.

As clients ask themselves, do I really want to conquer this on my own, they may want to take into consideration the many advantages of partnering with a professional with the life experiences and technical knowledge that I and my team possesses.

From a family perspective, I look into the eyes of my wife and kids every day and realizes how important it is to provide for them now and in the future. Because of this experience, I can connect with clients who also have a family.

As your Wealth Management Advisor, my team and I will listen, clarify and help prioritize your goals and aspirations before developing a financial strategy designed to help you achieve your vision for the future.


 

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Discovery: Identify Vision & Goals
The first phase begins by identifying vision and goals. This is called the Discovery phase and this is where we identify your vision and goals to gain clarity around the current planning gaps.
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Creative Solutions: Think about the Solution
The second phase is the Creative Solutions phase. In this phase we collaborate and discuss solutions to close the planning gaps that have been identified.
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Strategy Deployment: Implement the Solution
The third phase is the Strategy Deployment phase. In this phase we implement the solutions specifically designed to close the planning gaps necessary to accomplishing the goals.
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Results Management: Sustain the Results
The final phase is the Results Management phase. In this phase we established a plan to manage and sustain the results, providing the confidence the plan will work over time.
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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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