Studies & Research
The 2020 Medical Professionals: Financial Planning Priorities Study is a research poll conducted by Northwestern Mutual. The study included responses from 43 Northwestern Mutual advisors serving clients in the medical profession (doctors and dentists). Respondents were surveyed on their clients’ perspectives on wealth and risk management.
The 2020 Planning & Progress Study, an annual research study from Northwestern Mutual, explores U.S. adults’ attitudes and behaviors toward money, financial decision-making, and the broader issues impacting people’s long-term financial security.
In 2019, Northwestern Mutual commissioned a “Psychology of Passion Spending Study,” a survey of 2,301 participants in the U.S. aged 18 and older in the general population. The study explores U.S. adults' attitudes and behavior toward saving for financial goals they are passionate about.
2019 marks the 10th year of the Planning & Progress Study – an annual research study from Northwestern Mutual that explores U.S. adults’ attitudes and behaviors toward money, financial decision-making, and the broader issues impacting people’s long-term financial security.
This is proprietary research conducted by Northwestern Mutual in 2019. Use of this information is intended for reference. Northwestern Mutual's recent proprietary research is available here. In...