Life Planning

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

Holiday weddings

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

Parents supporting adult children

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

Godchild financial tips

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

Alimony tax changes and effects

The financial pyramid helps you achieve your saving and retirement goals by prioritizing your finances. 

Budgeting and building your financial pyramid

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

MassMutual advisors offer tips on starting dialogue

If you qualify for a Roth IRA, it might make sense to limit a 401(k) to employer match.

401(k) Roth combo

Starting over in a new career requires a financial cushion and plenty of planning.

The cost of changing careers

Annuities come in many forms with many different provisions. Here are some useful terms.

Annuity terms

Don’t let college costs, market volatility, or longevity risk give you nightmares.

MassMutual can help you face your financial fears

Strategies that can potentially help lower your 2018 tax bill. 

Year end tax tips

The odds of winning the lottery are more than 1 in 292 million. But the odds of suffering a disability?

Lottery magic

The financial considerations for stepparents may be more complex than the ones for biological parents.

Stepparent financial steps

Buying a life insurance policy for your child or grandchild can help them protect their future financially.

Gifting life insurance

Knowing the differences between a mutual and stock insurer is key before purchasing your life insurance policy. 

Mutual vs. stock companies

Know your partner’s finances; create a cohabitation agreement to mitigate risk.

Buying a home unmarried

Getting a policy early in life costs less than when you’re older and leaves options open. 

Life insurance in 20s

Crowdfunding is one way to raise money in an emergency, but it's no substitute for insurance.

MassMutual can help with your insurance needs.