Hello and welcome to my website with Northwestern Mutual. On this page, you can easily navigate your accounts, learn more about network services and also access valuable information in the resource center. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out and I will be in touch as soon as possible.

My Mission

My mission is to provide expert guidance to my clients with a vigilant focus on their best interest, helping to implement a comprehensive financial plan well-suited to their respective goals and circumstances.

The Six Risks That Can Impact Your Retirement

You’ll spend decades saving for retirement, but the ability to live the life you envision when you’re actually in retirement takes more than setting aside a certain amount of money. What steps can you take to help ensure your money lasts long enough? Watch this video to learn the six most common risks that can impact your financial security in retirement.

The Business Corner

If you own or operate a business, Jeff Buffum recommends the following articles:

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With a focused expertise on the business owner, Jeff Buffum can provide guidance for any stage of your business:

Resources for Attorneys

Jeff Buffum provides resources to further assist his attorney clients:

 Advanced Planning Library:  This Web site contains materials covering topics such as estate, business, charitable, retirement and insurance planning produced by both attorneys in the Advanced Planning Division of Northwestern Mutual and outside professionals. 

Estate Planning

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The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Jeffrey Allen Buffum, ChFC®, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Job Benefits 101: What to Look for When You Start With a New Employer

Your salary isn’t the only thing that counts toward your compensation. Here are the job benefits to look for.

How to Protect Yourself After the Equifax Data Breach

A breach at the credit reporting firm Equifax has compromised millions Americans’ personal information. Here’s what to do if you’re at risk.

How to Negotiate Your Salary

Before you accept that new job offer, brush up on how to negotiate your salary to make sure you’re not leaving money on the table.


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