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Make an Estate Plan Review Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Penn Mutual | December 29, 2015

The New Year is a traditional time for resolutions – and should include an estate planning “tune up”! Here is a checklist of significant items to review with your professional advisors.

Honoring the Fallen by Challenging the Living

By Thomas Manion, Col., USMC (Retired) | December 22, 2015

Penn Mutual asked me to share a little bit about the Travis Manion Foundation and how we work with companies such as Penn Mutual to support the needs of military veterans and their families.

Reflections on Competitor Increases in Cost of Insurance Rates

By Raymond Caucci | December 15, 2015

While Penn Mutual is subject to the same pressures as other insurance companies, and has the contractual right to change non-guaranteed product charges, we have never raised cost of insurance rates on previously purchased policies and have no plans to do so.

The One Secret Advisers Should Know About Women and Wealth

By Frannie Gardner | December 8, 2015

Women now control more than half of U.S. personal wealth, yet many financial advisors often treat women as an afterthought. In my own practice, I find that women make great clients. They’re very loyal, they refer their friends, and they choose on value rather than price alone.

Buying Life Insurance Needs to Be Easier

By Jeffrey Fleischman | December 1, 2015

As an industry, I think we are falling behind in providing our clients with a customer experience that is informative and useful, which raises the risk of disruption. There are several things we can do to help consumers understand the value of permanent life insurance.