James J. Kratochvil

Financial Representative

Your Future is Now

James Kratochvil and his team serve a variety of idividuals and businesses in and around the chicagoland area.

Most would agree that building toward a secure financial future is an important pursuit, but often it seems as though there are few tasks that fall off the to-do list more readily. It's natural to think more about immediate needs than those that may present themselves years or decades in the future. Still, it's also important to remember that our actions today shape our future. The longer we wait to begin, the fewer choices we're likely to have down the road.

Whether you're thinking about a secure future for your family or organization, James Kratochvil makes it easy to get started. First is a conversation about your current situation: where you are, how you got there, and where you see things headed. He'll ask plenty of questions, including your thoughts on future needs and wishes, in order to reach a shared understanding. Next James Kratochvil offers solutions based on your situation, implements your decisions, and stays in contact to provide new recommendations as evolving factors warrant. When somebody else is looking out for your future, you're less likely to get stuck in procrastination mode.

Review these pages to learn more about James Kratochvil and his team, and then contact him to begin moving with purpose toward your future.

My Mission

James Kratochvil's mission is to provide a culture of abundant thinkers who share in the successes of others while leaving the world in a better place than how we found it.


James Kratochvil receives Community Service Award

James Kratochvil has received a Community Service Award from Northwestern Mutual for his volunteer efforts on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County.

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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.

Largest Dividend Payout In Company History

In 2019, we expect the largest dividend payout for life and disability income insurance policyowners in company history. Read more.

Retirement And Taxes: How To Maximize Your Savings

Not all retirement savings vehicles are taxed the same way. Read more.

A Guide To Your Finances In Your 40s

With your 40s comes competing money goals. Here’s how to manage them. See how.


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