Living Mutual

Living mutual has always been at the core of our human existence, and it's the principle that's guided us since our founding in 1851. It's not a concept we invented, but one we champion for the simple reason that people take it for granted today.

Many tend to overlook the interdependence it takes to achieve individual savings goals.

How a New York entrepreneur started a trade school for underprivileged women in India. 

A third generation Chinese-American builds her family business with commitment to community. 

Some seniors opt for a bigger house during retirement as opposed to downsizing.

How a 19th century reformer and MassMutual developed a mutual relationship that benefited people nationwide.

Cars, coins, baseball cards and the like can offer fun and maybe some returns, but there's risk.

Consider the options: ESOP, transfer, sale, or management buyout?

There are new financial opportunities – and potential pitfalls – for gay and lesbian couples.

Dividing an estate should be easy math, but for business owners the largest asset is often illiquid. 

Sure, it's available...but tapping a policy's cash value has consequences.

Teach your teenager how to achieve a high credit score and sound credit history.

Youth sports can be a major drain on household resources.

If you are divorced and filing for Social Security benefits, consider the long-term impact of your options. 

Refinancing or consolidating your student loans can lower payments but change important terms.

What do you know about the dog days of summer and watermelons?

Women in divorce should outline their financial and family priorities to achieve a sound settlement.

Effectively connecting with a prospect or client, whether on the phone or in person, demands commitment. 

Put your talent and entrepreneurial spirit to work this summer to help you reach your financial goals.