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Building Trust is Important On and Off the Pitch

By Alev Kelter | October 9, 2018

A financial professional’s role is very similar to a coach. Like a coach, a financial professional can help you set goals, explain difficult or confusing topics and create a plan to help you achieve those goals. Here are the things I learned to look for in a coach, and I think the same ideas hold true in finding a trusted financial professional.

The Life of Significance Award: Respect Naturally Leads to Service

By Nick Carey | August 7, 2018

Service to others has been an important part of my life from my very youngest years, and none of the work was ever done with the intention to be recognized for it. Winning the Life of Significance Award was not something I anticipated. For me, the cross section of rugby and service is rooted in the value of respect.

What I Learned about Life Insurance

By Kristen Thomas | July 17, 2018

As a brand ambassador for Penn Mutual, the company has not only helped me pursue my passion for rugby but has given me support to help plan my financial future. This past year I had a chance to meet with Penn Mutual associates and learn more about life insurance. What I learned about the many different ways life insurance can help you and your family throughout your life was eye opening.

Love the Legacy: Reflections on the Life of Significance Award

By Jenna Jones | October 31, 2017

I was honored to be the recipient of Penn Mutual’s Life of Significance award for this year. I had no idea I had even been nominated by my coach until I got the phone call while at rugby practice. I’ve since read the amazing bios of the other nominees, and I’m humbled to have even been nominated.

The Life of Significance Award, and the Impact We Have on Others

By David Caputo | June 28, 2016

I was very surprised when I was told I was to receive this year’s Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. When Eileen McDonnell, the Chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual, called me, I was just shocked.

What the Life of Significance Award Really Means

By Penn Mutual | February 17, 2016

We will soon begin the nomination process for this year’s Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. Introduced last year, the award is given annually to a collegiate rugby player participating in the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship who best exemplifies Penn Mutual’s values of integrity, commitment and respect, and has made substantial contributions to society and their community.

Building Relationships through the Rugby Business Network

By Joe Jordan | November 24, 2015

Penn Mutual hosted its second round of get-togethers with the Rugby Business Network, in New York and Philadelphia. If you are interested in rugby and in meeting others who are devoted to promoting rugby as a sport, I invite you to join Penn Mutual at one of its many future networking meetings around the country.

What Living a Life of Significance Means to Me

By David Schroeder | August 25, 2015

My rugby teammates at the Naval Academy gave me a lot of grief when they learned I had won the inaugural Penn Mutual Life of Significance Award. I’ve thought a lot since then on what it means to live a life of significance.