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The Most Common Mistakes People Make in Saving for Retirement

By Penn Mutual | November 6, 2018

In my experience, when people say they’re planning for retirement, that simply means they’ve been putting money away every year. Don’t get me wrong – that’s an important first step – but simply saving for retirement may not count as planning for retirement.

Four Big Mistakes Newlyweds Make with Their Finances

By John Caserta | August 28, 2018

One big source of stress for many newlyweds is the household finances. After years of being single, getting married can make money matters suddenly seem more complicated. Here are four of the big financial issues that can pop up.

How to Recover Financially from the Holidays

By Penn Mutual | January 9, 2018

43% of holiday shoppers regret their splurges, according to a survey by Lending Tree. Here are 7 mostly painless ways to restore your financial balance.

Recapture Hidden Wealth

By Chris Lyman | March 8, 2017

It is important to review your spending habits at least monthly, especially because you might not realize exactly what you’re spending. Once you do, you’ll see that there are some simple steps you can take to improve your financial fitness and recapture hidden wealth.