Michael W Cooper, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®, CASL®, RICP®

Financial Representative


Since 1975, Michael has been working in the insurance and financial industry.  Michael’s experience allows him to present realistic yet creative solutions for individuals, families and business; who are looking for financial guidance.  Michael has the knowledge, experience and resources at hand to help his clients accomplish their financial goals.

If you or someone you know is interested in meeting with Michael and learning more about what he can do for you, please call his office today at (612) 758-7650.

Professional Designations:


  • Designation awarded to those who have taken the extra step to demonstrate their professionalism by submitting to this rigorous certification process.  They must pass the CFP Board of Standards exam and demonstrate exemplary and extensive experience in the financial planning field.


CLU® - Chartered Life Underwriter

  • Designation granted to those who have completed training in advanced topics in Life Insurance and Estate Planning.  This is the original designation awarded by The American College.


ChFC® - Chartered Financial Consultant

  • The authority to use this designation is granted by a committee of the Board of Trustees of The American College.  Those that have been awarded this designation must adhere to strict ethical guidelines and are required to serve you with the highest level of professionalism.


CASL® - Chartered Advisor for Senior Living

  • This designation is granted by The American College to individuals who successfully complete the curriculum and meet the experience and ethics requirements.  A person who carries this designation has specific knowledge and experience to enhance the quality of your later years by assisting you with important investment, health insurance, retirement and estate planning decisions.


RICP® - Retirement Income Certified Professional

  • Designation granted to those who have completed training in advanced topics in retirement income and distrubition methods.  This is the latest designation awarded by The American College.


Professional Memberships:

  • NAIFA – National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • NAHU – National Association of Health Underwriters
  • Society of FSP™ - Society of Financial Service Professionals™ 

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 1995.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Arts Public Relations Saint Cloud State University

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2008, 2015-2016

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


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