Stories by Penn Mutual
By Penn Mutual | March 7, 2018
Learning healthy financial habits early on can set children up for a successful future. But although almost 90% of parents talk to their kids about money, nearly 60% feel ill-prepared to tackle the topic. Luckily, teaching your kids to be money smart doesn’t have to be intimidating. Here are some strategies for giving your children a head start on saving.
By Penn Mutual | February 27, 2018
Marrying again later in life may mean untangling some sticky financial issues, particularly where an estate plan is concerned. If remarriage is on the horizon, here are the most important things to keep in mind as you join forces—and finances—with your soon-to-be spouse.
By Penn Mutual | January 2, 2018
Purchasing a permanent life insurance policy for your kids when they’re young can offer a combination of affordably priced premiums and locked-in insurability for life. Permanent life insurance can also yield something else that may be even more important: cash value.
By Penn Mutual | December 26, 2017
One of the most important aspects of owning a small business is protecting your assets, and that includes the most valued members of your team. That’s where key employee insurance comes in.
By Penn Mutual | December 19, 2017
Going online to manage your money, check emails, plan your calendar or stay connected with friends and family eliminates paper trails, but it creates something else: digital assets. While digital assets may not have a physical presence, like a home or collectibles, you still need to make room for them in your estate plan.
By Penn Mutual | December 6, 2017
Buying life insurance in your 20s can yield some key benefits that you may lose out on by waiting to get covered. If you’ve been thinking about purchasing life insurance, but you’re not sure the time is right, here are five reasons not to put it off.
By Penn Mutual | September 12, 2017
The crowdfunding website GoFundMe says it has raised $4 billion for people in need, helping to build funds that go toward final expenses and raising money for surviving family members. While it’s great to see an outpouring of love and support for people in a time of need, I hope that people don’t come to see GoFundMe as a replacement for life insurance.
By Penn Mutual | August 1, 2017
Maintaining your business’s financial health is a lot like preserving your physical health; you need to schedule regular checkups to make sure everything’s running smoothly. With the year half over, it’s a good time to hit the pause button and assess how well your business is doing.