Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
Best-rated life insurance company
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance earns nearly perfect marks for financial strength and customer satisfaction. The Better Business Bureau gives it an A+ for trustworthiness, and insurance regulators nationwide rarely find Northwestern Mutual at fault in any customer complaints. It's the sixth-biggest life insurer in the U.S, with a full range of policy types for sale. Still, experts say it's best to check with several insurance companies to make sure you're getting the best life insurance rates.