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.

Health savings accounts let you put away pretax dollars for medical expenses.

Learn how to retire early without paying penalties on retirement account distributions before age 59½.

Supporting a child on a single income takes resolve, creativity, and mutual support.

For us at MassMutual he’s a pretty important guy: a sheriff and our founder.

Female investors come out ahead by trading less, saving more, and remaining calm during market downturns. 

Few families are using tax-friendly 529 plans to save for college.

Opportunities to offset prior-year income and capture credits are available until the April deadline.

Certain behaviors and inaction can be counterproductive to financial wellness and lead to budget instability.

Adult children may be legally responsible for their parents' long-term care costs.

Seniors are turning to home-sharing programs and cohousing communities to help with the bills and chores. 

Cut college costs by as much as half by studying abroad, leveling down, or paying in-state tuition. 

When you start earning your first paycheck, work toward setting yourself up for lifelong financial security.

Pension sponsors need to rely on a balance of both art and science to create a vision of retirement. 

To control your tuition costs, start with schools that offer generous scholarships and financial aid. 

We all like to think that serious illness, disability, and early death won’t happen to us or to our loved ones. 

Through penalties, underfunding, or dividend goofs, you may be giving the IRS more than you owe. 

Which odds should you be paying attention to while dreaming of pots of gold?

There is a financial wellness arms race ... and employers and their employees are the winners.