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2014-07-23 08:31:36

Northwestern Mutual offices recognized for dedication to company's signature philanthropy MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, only 3.8 percent of all cancer research funding allocated by the federal government goes to children, despite the fact that childhood cancer is the leading cause of death for kids in the U.S.[1] Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, is dedicated to helping find a cure and assisting children battling...

2014-06-16 12:22:16

MILWAUKEE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NM Neptune, LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual, has acquired Starwood Energy's 25 percent Class C stake in the Neptune Regional Transmission System. The 65-mile high-voltage, direct-current underwater transmission cable connects Sayreville, New Jersey to Long Island, New York. The Neptune system has been operational since 2007 and its 660 Megawatts of capacity are fully contracted to the Long Island Power...

2014-05-14 08:28:22

Company expands deep presence in NCAA athletics as part of deal through ESPN that includes television, on-site and digital integration MILWAUKEE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it will become the presenting sponsor of the historic Rose Bowl Game beginning in 2015, as part of an expansive partnership with ESPN. The deal, which runs through 2020, includes positioning across ESPN's coverage of 23 college sports championships. To view the multimedia...

2014-05-06 08:35:57

Northwestern Mutual calls on individuals to take "preventative measures" to protect income MILWAUKEE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal health and personal finances are appearing at the top of the priority list for many Americans, according to Northwestern Mutual's 2014 Planning & Progress Study, new research that examines Americans' perspectives and behaviors towards money. The research found that close to half (43%) of Americans cited personal health and more than a third...

2014-04-30 08:30:03

People Feel They're Moving Slowly in the Right Direction, but the Country as a Whole is "Stuck in Neutral" MILWAUKEE, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans feel slightly better about their financial circumstances today than they did a year ago, yet their optimism is tempered by the need to close a gap in their long-term savings and the continuing effects of the slow-growth economy. Forty-two percent of adults age 25 and older expect their financial situation to improve this year, though...

2014-04-29 16:30:49

#MyHeroMom campaign by Northwestern Mutual to generate up to $50,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation MILWAUKEE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moms are heroes and this Mother's Day their acts of love will strengthen the fight against childhood cancer by raising research funds for life-saving cures. Starting today through May 13, Northwestern Mutual is rallying sons, daughters and those who want to honor their own "heroic" moms or mother figures by uploading images of them to...

2014-04-07 12:29:51

Deal includes added Mutual Fund category exclusivity MILWAUKEE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today it has extended its partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA(®))( )until 2020, through a deal with CBS Sports® and Turner Sports ®. In addition to maintaining NCAA marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories, the deal means that the company also will...

2014-03-31 16:25:06

Each stolen base helps The Ronald McDonald House provide for those fighting childhood cancer MILWAUKEE, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in 330 children will be diagnosed with some form of cancer by the time they are 20-years-old[i]. Because treatment plans differ for each of the many forms of the disease, families often have to travel to seek the best care for their child. The costs associated with accommodations, hospitalizations, medication and therapies add up quickly and can...

2014-03-17 08:26:43

"Planning for Success" broadcast special, "Team Confidential" videos among new efforts company is incorporating into March Madness® program MILWAUKEE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, an official corporate partner of the NCAA(®), today introduced new marketing efforts for the 2014 NCAA Men's and Women's Division I Basketball Tournaments, in addition to reprising a number of successful activities from last year. New this year, the company will focus on exclusive...

2014-02-16 20:20:13

Proceeds from University of Louisville Championship Floor Sale LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, an official corporate partner of the NCAA(®), made a donation today of $250,000 to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky during the University of Louisville basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center. The money represents the proceeds to date from the sale of souvenir pieces of the floor on which the University of Louisville men's basketball...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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