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ST. LOUIS, MO, April 25, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Eric Ames, a Financial Rep and Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual has earned the Chartered Special Needs Consultant® (ChSNC®) professional designation from The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA.
Every ChSNC® completes three advanced financial planning courses that focus on the ins and outs of advising clients and families with special needs. ChSNC® designees are prepared to serve the cohort of Americans living with some form of disability or special need through a dynamic understanding of disability law, life insurance, special needs trusts, the ABLE Act, government benefits, estate planning, and more.
The American College of Financial Services provides financial services professionals with the technical, collaborative and quantitative skills necessary to help clients with special needs through the ChSNC® designation. The ChSNC® is the only credential on the market designed to provide special needs families with an advisor competent to address their unique concerns. ChSNC® designees are equipped with the specialized skills needed to help parents and caregivers plan for the future with honesty, ethics, and compassion. A ChSNC® can navigate the unique considerations, estate planning, special needs trusts, life insurance, tax deductions, healthcare issues, Medicaid complexities, and the emotional aspects of providing for a loved one with a disability.
The American College is the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services. Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others for over 88 years. The American College's faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information, visit TheAmericanCollege.edu
About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach, we empower our clients to make the most of every single day and plan for important moments in their future. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience to help our clients navigate their financial lives every day. With $265.0 billion in assets, $28.1 billion in revenues, and $1.8 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to 4.5 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company manages more than $125 billion of client assets through its wealth management and investment services. Northwestern Mutual ranks 104 on the 2018 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2019.
Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a comprehensive approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, life insurance with long-term care benefits, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance).
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
The Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®) designation is conferred by The American College of Financial Services.
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