My Team's Mission and Process

Our mission is to provide you world-class financial security planning and solutions using the holistic platform of risk management, wealth management and wealth distribution. We seek to build life-long relationships and serve as your trusted advisor to help you reach your goals and dreams. 

I am excited to meet you and to hear your story. You will enjoy our discovery process and the way we present the most effective and efficient solutions for your best possible future -- tailored to your objectives. What we implement together will be reviewed annually so we can update your plan and stay current with your families goals and accomplishments. 

I am a fierce Virginia Cavalier fan (playing football at Mr. Jefferson's University - 2 bowl games) and love the ACC. My wife Maggie and I have 4 wonderful kids/young adults. We know the value of saving money and protecting income so our family can have as many options available for just about anything that happens good or bad. I am confident our life experiences and perspectives can help with your family's planning.  

Warm regards,







Financial Planning: 5 Ways to Make Your Money Work For You

Whether you have a little or a lot, the way you manage your money makes a difference. And the decisions you make today can have a tremendous impact on what you’ll have tomorrow. This video highlights the five basic actions that are key to the best financial plans.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Craig S. Murden, MBA

Financial Advisor

Good News for Our Clients

In 2018, we expect to again lead the industry in total dividends paid to our clients. Read more.

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