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Why Buy Life Insurance After Age 65?

By Raymond Caucci | February 1, 2017

While life insurance is sometimes seen as something only young people need – when someone has a young family, a mortgage, and an income to protect – people over age 65 are increasingly looking to buy life insurance. Here’s why that makes sense.

How Much Insurance Do I Need? Determining Human Life Value

By Allan Sternberg | April 26, 2016

People really need to buy life insurance up to their economic replacement value, otherwise known as their human life value. Determining your human life value is quite simple, and Penn Mutual has just launched an online calculator that can help you determine yours.

Five Reasons to Give the Gift of Life Insurance

By Raymond Caucci | June 9, 2015

When someone is graduating from high school or college, or getting married, this is a great opportunity for a parent or a grandparent to purchase life insurance on the individual.

Do You Need Life Insurance When You Retire?

By Raymond Caucci | February 10, 2015

The traditional thinking about life insurance is that you only need life insurance when you have an income to protect, when you have a mortgage, or when you have kids to support. Once you hit 65 and retire, says the myth, you don’t need life insurance. That is not true.

How Life Insurance Made a Difference in My Life

By Kate Ruffing | November 25, 2014

Penn Mutual recently held a contest on Facebook, asking people to share their stories about how life insurance had made a difference for them. I was happy to share my own story, because I think people need to know how important life insurance can be.

Life Insurance and Small Business Succession Planning

By Margaret Muldoon | November 18, 2014

Small Business Saturday is a great reminder of the importance of small businesses to the health of our economy, but I think it’s also a good time for us to think about the health of our small businesses.

Five Things You Didn’t Know Life Insurance Could Do

By Raymond Caucci | September 2, 2014

When most people think of life insurance, they focus on the death benefits of life insurance, and don’t even know that a permanent policy can provide so much more.