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.

Time to celebrate the 10 percent of people who go with the other hand. 

Left Handers Day

Another year gone by, so maybe check on a few things before blowing out the candles.

Birthday finance check

An intriguing project shows how financial advisors are focusing on the relationship between humans and money.

Spiritual financial planning

College-bound teens have a lot on their plate. Help them take back control. 

Stress busters

Parents plan to spend savings on themselves; long-term care and medical expenses may deplete what is left.

Inheritance: Don't count on it

If college isn't in the picture, there are other attractive options. 

College alternatives

Sometimes paying a mortgage during retirement can be financially viable. 


There a variety of ways to fund a buy-sell agreement for your business.

Funding a buy-sell agreement

Young athletes can look to private scholarship funds to maximize their tuition aid.  

Score a scholarship

Merging finances as newlyweds means more than just sharing.


Newlywed tips

Can you show support with your investment dollars and still earn strong returns?

Socially responsible investing

Is financial wellness the solution to the retirement income gender gap?

Women's Initiative

What are the best ways to use money in a 529 plan if your child won’t be using it for college?

Alternative 529 uses

Forgetfulness or diminished mental capacity: One can be troublesome; the other, financially dangerous.

Senior exploitation

Kid-free couples need a bigger financial war chest to pay for long-term care expenses as they age.

DINKs saving plan

Advisors who support retirement plans need to reach out to younger workers who have time on their side.

Workplace: Living longer

ABLE accounts let those with disabilities save without putting their public benefits in peril.

ABLE savings accounts

It contains critical information for your retirement, so make sure you are getting it.

Social Security's Green Line report