Compare New York Life vs. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance

What’s the difference between New York Life Insurance and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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New York Life Insurance
9.6 / 10 - Exellent
#2 in Life Insurance
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Northwestern Mutual
9.5 / 10 - Exellent
#4 in Life Insurance
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Key Facts
  • Simplified Term Life Insurance up to $150,000
  • No medical exam or lab work - just health information.
  • $10,000 up to $150,000 in affordable coverage.
  • Get a free quote & apply online or by mail in minutes.
  • Strong financial rating
  • Build cash value with flexible premiums
  • Guaranteed death benefits
  • Living/ accelerated death benefits
  • Spouse protection
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
9.6 / 10 - Exellent
10/10
Company Reputation
9/10
Customer Experience
10/10
Policies
10/10
Additional Features
9/10
Help and Support
9/10
Online Presence
9.5 / 10 - Exellent
10/10
Company Reputation
10/10
Customer Experience
9/10
Policies
10/10
Additional Features
9/10
Help and Support
10/10
Online Presence
Final Verdict

New York Life Insurance and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance are very close in quality and have the same overall rating. That said, New York Life scores better than Northwestern Mutual across: Policies. Whereas, Northwestern Mutual scores better on Customer Experience, and Online Presence. Both companies score similarly on Company Reputation, Additional Features, and Help and Support.