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Reflections on Military Service: The Return to Civilian Life

By Sheri Rhoades | June 2, 2020

Penn Mutual’s long-standing commitment to veterans is evident in their support of programs that assist in transitioning to civilian life and offer career opportunities in financial services. The company’s support… Read More

Financial Services is a Great Career for Women

By Mickey Butler | November 28, 2017

Working in financial services can be a great career for women; however, many are still hesitant to give it a try or simply aren’t aware of the career options available. I’m hoping we can change that.

Choosing to Lead: Penn Mutual Aims to be Top Ten in Life Insurance Sales by 2025

By Eileen C. McDonnell | January 10, 2017

Penn Mutual has moved from the 38th to the 17th position in new life sales since the “Great Recession”. Now we are laser focused on breaking into the top ten by 2025!

The Secret to My Success: Always Look Five to 10 Years Ahead

By Maury Stewart | September 20, 2016

You might think it’s strange that someone who has been in the industry for more than 60 years is so focused on the need to change, but, frankly, the insurance industry has always been about change.

Exploring the Future of Life Insurance at Google

By David O’Malley | August 16, 2016

I recently attended a gathering of insurance industry executives at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. At the meeting, there was a broad consensus among us that the world is changing and the insurance industry needs to change with it.

Buying Life Insurance Needs to Be Easier

By Penn Mutual | 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.

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.

Thanking Returning Veterans by Launching Their Careers in Financial Services

By Eileen C. McDonnell | November 11, 2014

Interested in finding a disciplined, highly-trained workforce that knows the value of hard work and getting the job done? On Veterans Day, we here at Penn Mutual remember the great sacrifice paid by members of our nation’s military, as well as the possibilities they bring to the American workplace.

Life Insurance and the Role it Plays in the American Economy

By Thomas Harris | September 16, 2014

You may or may not be excited to learn that September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month. At least, until you realize that the life insurance industry somehow touches or enriches the lives of roughly two out of every three Americans.

Life Insurance and Millennials: What the Industry Can Learn From a Day at Facebook

By Eileen C. McDonnell | September 8, 2014

Only three life insurance company CEOs took Facebook up on the offer to get an inside perspective of how Facebook became America’s 21st largest corporation.