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Hidden Dangers of Retirement: Taxation

By Lynn Nolan | October 28, 2014

There is this myth that when you retire you’re going to be in a lower tax bracket. Maybe you are, maybe you aren’t. Most people focus on saving money for retirement, but few put any planning into how to withdraw the money in the most tax-efficient way.

Understanding Your Life Insurance Policy: Why the Dividends Matter

By David O’Malley | October 21, 2014

In a few weeks, Penn Mutual will be declaring our annual dividend to our policyholders-something we’re very used to doing! In fact, we’ve paid a dividend every year since we were founded in 1847, a history we’re proud of.

Why Company Culture Matters to Both Associates and Clients

By Penn Mutual | October 14, 2014

We recently celebrated our 2014 Penn Mutual Award, the highest honor any home office associate can receive, given annually to the person who consistently exemplifies living our values. This year’s winner is Esther Ashe, who has been a part of the Penn Mutual family since 1968.

Breaking through the Commoditization of Life Insurance

By Denise Flannery | October 6, 2014

The common misperception is that life insurance is a commodity, where the quality of the product is the same everywhere and it’s only the price that makes the difference.