Karl Dettmann, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC®

Wealth Management Advisor

  • Office 608-662-3928
  • Fax 608-836-8081

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Helping Create Your Financial Plan

The process of achieving financial security – the confidence that comes from taking action today to provide for tomorrow – is different for each of us. Often, the first step is to establish a relationship with someone who takes the time to learn about your values, understand your dreams and help you create a personal financial plan that will evolve with you over time.

Karl Dettmann is thankful every day that he has the opportunity to listen to his clients, and to teach and energize them about their future. Karl works with his clients to ensure they have well thought out objectives, clear action steps, and a realistic timetable to achieve their financial goals and protect the people and things they care about most. Let Karl and his team help you achieve a secure financial future.

My Mission

Shall we work together?

Do you want an advisor who can help lift the burden of the business of life? With risk all around us, do you want a plan that strives for the highest degree of financial security? Do you want an advising team to help bring efficiency and happiness to your life today, while partnering with you for tomorrow?

  • Do you want it done?
  • Do you want it to work well?
  • Do you want to have fun doing it?

We do, too!

Make a commitment to yourself and give us a call. Say yes to a partnership that will bring your values to life.

~Karl Dettmann


Making great decisions about your wealth, whether you are deciding to grow it or protect it or both, starts with sound thinking; thinking that makes sense. Here’s how our thinking starts when it comes to helping you make important financial decisions.

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.

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