Life Insurance

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A Better Way to Apply for Life Insurance — Contact-Free

By Helen Rennie | September 15, 2020

Our buying patterns have certainly changed over the past several months. Disposable masks and hand sanitizer have moved up on our shopping lists. And for many people, so has life… Read More

Demystifying Life Insurance Underwriting

By Gretchen Dinucci | September 9, 2020

Once you decide to buy life insurance, you will likely find your application being reviewed by “the underwriters.” This step is a complete mystery to many people, and some of… Read More

A Consumer’s Guide to Life Insurance Terminology

By Penn Mutual | September 1, 2020

Life insurance is a pretty important product. You pay premiums throughout your life, and when you die, your beneficiary gets a sum of money. But over our industry’s long history,… Read More

The Life Insurance Industry is Built for Times Like These

By Thomas Harris | July 22, 2020

We live in a much different world since COVID-19 reached our shores early in 2020. Our lives have changed, some dramatically. Our industry has also had to change to adapt… Read More

5 Considerations When Selecting a Beneficiary

By Margaret Muldoon | May 26, 2020

You would think that executing an estate plan is the final step in the estate planning process — but there is still a very important decision to be made. Some… Read More

5 Key Elements of an Estate Plan

By Margaret Muldoon | May 7, 2020

Did you know that the number of American adults that have a will has dropped from 42% in 2017 to 32% in 2020?1 Although estate planning is an important part… Read More

We All Need Somebody to Lean On

By Julie Davis | April 23, 2020

 “I just might have a problem that you’d understand…we all need somebody to lean on.” – Bill Withers (1938-2020) As the COVID-19 pandemic changes our daily lives and drives many… Read More

What You Need to Know about Insurance Ratings, and Why A.M. Best and Moody’s Just Affirmed Ours

By Dave Raszeja | April 14, 2020

Now more than ever, understanding the role of insurance ratings agencies can help you feel confident in the decision you make when you purchase a life insurance policy. In fact,… Read More

Rewarding Policyholders for Making Healthy Choices

By Gretchen Dinucci | January 8, 2020

More and more people are taking control of their health, and Penn Mutual looks to be a leader in the life insurance industry by recognizing and rewarding this change. Our… Read More

How Life Insurance Can Help You Create a Legacy That Spans Generations

By Zach Levine | December 19, 2019

Proper legacy planning requires careful thought and preparation. Many people never get around to putting their wishes in writing, causing heartache and perhaps financial difficulties for their family when they… Read More