Carole H Martin, CLU®, CASL®, RICP®

Financial Advisor

Welcome to the website of Carole Martin,CLU®, Managing Director of Northwestern Mutual's Asheville district office.  Carole's work with clients in the Asheville area over the past 32 years means that she has the insight and experience necessary to help lead you and your family to a secure financial future.

Many people look back on their lives with regret; not for the things they have done, but for the things they have left undone. They find they are more successful than they thought they would be and saved less than they intended. They find themselves in situations that are more complex and less predictable than they anticipated.

That is where I come in. I take the time to get to know you and your preferences. I can help you anticipate and prepare for the best—and worst scenarios. The relationship I establish with you enables me to focus on your needs—what you want for your family and what you are currently doing.


My Mission

As a Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor, in all situations I will make those recommendations which I would do for myself and my family if faced with a similar situation.

By utilizing state of the art insurance and investment tools, I will help you protect and provide for those you care most about. I will work hard to build a relationship of trust and integrity, so that insurance and investments are two less things for you to worry about.


Northwestern Mutual in Asheville supports Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

Northwestern Mutual's Asheville office is proud to participate in Northwestern Mutual's philanthropic program to accelerate finding a cure for childhood cancers and offer support for families facing the struggles of this disease. The Northwestern Mutual Foundation is partner with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Starlight Children's Foundation, two national organizations with expertise and programs to help us reach these goals.

In April 2013, our office hosted a Northwestern Mutual Lemonade Stand in our community to raise money for Alex's, which funds pediatric cancer research and helps families with travel expenses to get their child to out-of-area treatment centers.

This multi-year commitment harnesses the passion of thousands of Northwestern Mutual's field force members, including their families, friends and clients to provide help for today and hope for tomorrow to children and families battling this disease.

A special thank-you to everyone who came by the stand to support a great cause and enjoy some delicious lemonade!

Visit our fundraising page for more information
www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/110553


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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