Nicole C Holland Hong, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®

Wealth Management Advisor


Financial success doesn't happen by chance. It has much more to do with choice. Transforming aspirations into actuality takes hard work, discipline and strategic financial planning.

When it’s a matter of planning for the future, realizing the need to take greater control over your financial life is the first step. Choosing someone who has the ability and resources to best address those needs is the next.

As your Wealth Management Advisor, Nicole Holland will listen, clarify and help prioritize your goals and aspirations before developing a financial strategy designed to help you achieve your vision for the future.

Let Nicole and her team help ensure your financial future is all you want it to be.

See how Nicole Holland-Hong's Clients Managed to Wipe Out $90,000 in Student Loan Debt in 18 Months

Newlyweds Kayla and Dan Hagen graduated from college with $90,000 in student loans. Overwhelmed by the balance, they teamed up to tackle their debt. Just 18 months later, the couple is now debt-free, thanks to a combination of dedication and a solid financial plan with Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Advisor Nicole Holland-Hong. Here’s their 4-point plan for paying down their debt.

Nicole Holland-Hong’s Client, Kim Salls, Retired at 43

Kim Salls’ amazing story is being featured in Life & Money on As a single mother, Kim tackled $90,000 in student loans, earned a master’s degree, started her own business, and managed to retire at just 43 years old. Click here to read her inspirational story and see how she did it.

“Any person can do it. I’m not a genius. The only difference between someone who does it and someone who just thinks it is action.” -Kim Salls

Nicole Holland-Hong appears in Women at the Top: Powerful Leaders Tell Us How to Combine Work and Family

Nicole was one of the women profiled in the book Women at the Top by Diane Halpern and Fanny Cheung. She was included as one of the case studies of top-level women all over the world who share their first-hand experiences and varied strategies for successfully combining career and family.

St. Louis Business Journal recognizes Nicole Holland for achieving membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.

MDRT is a coveted career milestone that indicates sales and service achievement and is a highly recognized mark of excellence for life underwriters. Members must meet strict ethical and production requirements to qualify.

Hurricane Relief Support

In support of the recent hurricanes, Northwestern Mutual funded the American Red Cross' Disaster Responder $250,000 to directly support disaster relief activities, including volunteer training, equipment transportation and storage, and providing food, shelter, supplies and medical and emotional support. Join us and donate here.

**The testimonials presented in the above video or article may not be representative of the experience of other clients and are not a guarantee of future performance or success.

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.

The Importance of Planning for the Cost of Long-Term Care

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Earnest money can be a key part of the homebuying process. Here’s what you should know. Read more here.

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