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What Millennials Need to Know About Financial Literacy

By Vincent Stellato | April 28, 2015

As a millennial, I understand the challenges of getting started on the right financial path. There are so many competing and urgent demands for our money — rent, food, car, gas, student loans, fun, travel — making long-term financial plans seems impossible.

Legal Marijuana and Life Insurance

By Gretchen Dinucci | April 21, 2015

How should the life insurance industry respond to legalized marijuana? Does using marijuana make someone a poor insurance risk? As chief underwriter for Penn Mutual, it is my job to understand how changes like legalizing marijuana affect our business.

Retirement Planning Week is a Time for Action

By Lynn Nolan | April 14, 2015

This week is Retirement Planning Week. It’s a week for action, not for contemplation. What does that mean for you? Here are five specific actions you can take this week.

Five Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

By Margaret Muldoon | April 7, 2015

First, let’s talk about what to do with this year’s refund, and then we can explore how to change things so that you get to keep your money this year.