Dan Schiffman joined Northwestern Mutual in 1998 after completing his education at St. Mary's College of Maryland and Oxford University. In his years as a Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual, Dan has grown his knowledge base through the pursuit of several professional accreditations in order to better serve his clientele. Dan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™(CFP®), Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC), and a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) - all designations that mark the completion of a rigorous course of study, testing and ongoing education. Additionally, Dan has receievd numerous industry awards for his committment to excellence in financial planning, and has had the honor of being invited to speak to hundreds of his Northwestern Mutual colleagues as a keynote speaker and thought leader at the NM Eastern Regional Meeting in New York City a total of four times.

In 2021, Dan established Capital River Wealth Management with Northwestern Mutual. After running his own practice for many years with the support of his amazing team, the creation of Capital River Wealth Management was the next logical step in providing the personalized service and expert guidance that Dan's clients expect. 

Dan is a member of the Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards, Inc, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. His financial planning philospohy is to always meet his clients where they are - by establishing personal relationships and learning each person's philosophies he is able to create enduring connections with clients that last for years and span generations.

Published Articles

Over the years, Dan has had the privilege of speaking to several publications about his experience has a Wealth Management Advisor. Click below to see Dan featured in several recent articles.

  • Table of Experts, Wealth Management, click here. Baltimore Business Journal, September 21-27, 2018.
  • Is long-term care a big risk to retirement?, click here. The Daily Record, October 2, 2015.
  • Paying for College Doesn't Have to Hurt Your Retirement Plans, click here. Baltimore Business Journal, May 21, 2015.
The Baltimore Business Journal
Capital River Wealth Management

Daniel J Schiffman, CFP®, CLU®, CLTC®
Wealth Management Advisor

Capital River Wealth Management

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