You work hard and we respect you immensely for it. You work hard to be a good father or mother. You work hard to be a good spouse to your partner. And, you work hard to put food on the table to support your family.

You’ve been working hard for a very long time, and we want to help you lighten that load. We want to coach you to work smarter, that way one day when you’re ready to slow down and enjoy the fruits of your labor… you can.

Here at Northwestern Mutual - Knoxville, we have been fortunate enough to build a thriving firm by having a deep belief and dedication to the idea that hard work that offers value to the world, deserves to be rewarded 100% of the time.

This is exactly why we team up with the hardworking professionals of Knoxville, Tennessee and its surrounding areas on building solid financial futures that won’t just support them today, but will support them tomorrow and the day after that.

We build financial plans that are like the tailwinds powering a great ship -- forces that will propel our clients onward both swiftly and steadily, for years to come.

So, we leave you with just one final question -- are you ready to create a life plan where you are certain the hard work you are putting in today is building a secure financial future?

If so, schedule a time that you can meet with one of our advisors. We will get you moving in the right direction before you know it.

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Kevin S Proffitt, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CASL®, RICP®

Managing Director

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