Charles Bergamo, J.D., ChFC®, CLU®, ChSNC®

Wealth Management Advisor

Mission Statement

To take the challenges faced by my clients in the financial service world and to transform them to opportunities that create safety, wealth and legacy for themselves and the people they love.  This ensures that the clients pass on their assets and legacy to the right people, at the right time and in the correct way.

Unique Approach to Retirement Income Planning

Watch this short video to learn how Northwestern Mutual’s unique approach to retirement income planning can give you a greater level of confidence that the money you’re working so hard to save will last your lifetime.

Beyond One Day at a Time: Planning for Your Future and the Lifetime of a Person with Special Needs

Like so many people, the idea of planning for the long term can be overwhelming and even more so when you have a loved one with special needs. You may be caring for a dependent child, sibling, or spouse, with challenges ranging from a physical or cognitive disability to difficulty with independent living or self-care. Whatever your particular situation, having a reliable financial plan is the best way to be sure there will be funds available well into the future for your loved one’s medical care, education, and long-term support, as well as necessities for yourself and/or another caretaker. Click here to learn more about planning for a person with special needs.

The Greatest Gift: A Plan for Long-Term Care

One in five Americans is currently providing long-term care to a loved one. This video highlights the physical, emotional and financial toll providing long-term care can take and why it's important to plan in advance for this type of care.

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.

How a Bigger Home Affects Your Budget

Upsizing your home means you’ll have more room to entertain, store your stuff and grow your family — but you’ll also have higher expenses. Read More

Questions to Ask a Wealth Manager

If you’re in the market for wealth management services, here are five tips to help you prepare so you can find the right fit. Read more here.

What Is the Difference Between Budgeting and Financial Planning?

Understanding the key differences between the two can give you a clearer picture of how to reach your goals. Read more here.

 

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