James C Wendlandt, ChFC®, MSFS, RICP®, QPFC

Financial Advisor

As a business owner, what keeps you awake at night?

  • finding and keeping employees
  • having enough money to retire
  • safety and security of your business
  • finding an advisor to trust

James C. Wendlandt can help you find the solutions to each of those questions. Instead of a one size fits all approach, James Wendlandt begins the process by helping his clients create their own picture, define their goals, values and dreams. James then serves as a guide to lead his clients through the design of a specific solution that is flexible and holds his clients accountable to implement each phase of the solution.

When asked about James' relationship with his clients, he says Initially, clients do not care about the products we offer. They want to know that they can achieve their goals and dreams, their business will continue, their children and grandchildren will be provided for, and that their legacy will mean something. James spends a great deal of time in the initial meetings, focusing on creating the client's future. Once that connection is made, the client understands the value of Northwestern Mutual.

Associations & Memberships

James Wendlandt's volunteer activities are directed to several areas that he feels very passionate about and encourages other to participate in as well.

The Texas A&M Corp of Cadets (http://www.corpsofcadets.org/) helps to mold young men and women into the future leaders of all our military services.

My Mission

My mission is two-fold. First I help businesses design, build and maintain plans that will enhance their ability to attract, retain and motivate their key employees so those employees will continue to be an asset for their employer. Second, I help families design, build and maintain plans that will keep their families together in the event they retire, die or become disabled. I provide innovative solutions with world class products.

James Wendlandt wins Community Service Award from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation

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Rotary Club of Austin is receiving a $10,000 grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation in recognition of financial representative James Wendlandt, CLU®, ChFC®, outstanding volunteer involvement as part of the company’s 16th annual national Community Service Award program. Wendlandt is one of 25 financial representatives being recognized as top volunteers. Through the program funded by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, more than $275,000 will be donated this year to various nonprofit organizations nationwide.

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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