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.

Putting together a budget can be pretty straightforward, but the trick is following it.

Understand the level of risk you are personally willing to accept before committing money to investments.

Helping employees with finances can add value to your business through productivity and talent gains.

Couples planning a wedding around a winter holiday must navigate carefully. 

What's more meaningful than another toy? An investment or money lesson that will help secure their future.

Some savers may need to take some time and action before retirement. How financial advisors can help.

Understand your options when dealing with an old retirement account.

Envisioning your retirement in three distinct stages, or "buckets," may help your planning.

Medicare's drug coverage gap may be shrinking, but medication costs may still present a financial challenge. 

College-bound kids need to be wary of the pitfalls of unaffordable debt.

What is defined as risk, particularly the severity of a specific risk, is often in the eye of the beholder.

Is the money you are giving your adult child helping or preventing him or her from becoming self-sufficient? 

Here are some ways to help a youngster in addition to what the parents may have planned.

Changes in tax law regarding alimony will likely make financial planning for divorce more complex.

Get your employees to pay attention to their financial planning and future.

Thanksgiving is an opportune time to ensure your aging parents have their estate plan in place.

Refinancing your student loans with a variable or fixed interest rate is a big decision. 

Can many little acts of kindness add up to a major change in the world? Some believe so...