Life Planning

Through tax credits, corporate incentives, and savings, you may be able to afford to adopt.

Adoption: 5 financial considerations

Younger buyers seek affordable homes in the suburbs.

Millennial homebuyers

Not all debt is bad. But it takes knowledge and vigilance to maintain the balance.

SOAF Debt challenges

Investors should know what they are, how they work, and why they’re there.

Annuity surrender charges

Make the most of your insurance open enrollment period by avoiding common mistakes.

Benefits and open enrollment

Don’t have enough saved to cover a sudden need? Here’s how to get your financial safety net in place. 

Emergency fund basics

Hispanic families are sending their kids to college in record numbers, but many still struggle to cover costs. 

SOAF Latinos and college planning

Besides the obvious changes in lifestyle, there are fundamental money management changes to negotiate.

Military transitioning

Tips for determining how much coverage and what type of policy you need.

MassMutual can help.

Young adult cancer survivors face financial challenges that other age groups don’t.

Young adults and cancer costs

Super savers invest smart, set goals, and use new money to strengthen their financial safety net. 

SOAF 4 savings strategies

Many supporting kids and aging parents are unprepared for the financial and emotional toll it can take.

SOAF sandwich concerns

Life insurance is key to financial fitness; just ask Danica Patrick.

Life Insurance Awareness Month

Insurance and benefit choices can be harder and more expensive for freelancers to navigate alone. 

Freelancer's benefit checklist

Parents with a disabled child must advocate for government benefits and create a financial plan.

Special needs planning

Some kinds of coverage gets dismissed, but is that fair or unfair?

Life Insurance: Criticisms and rebuttals

Divorce can be costly both financially and emotionally; 4 alternatives may offer an easier out. 

Alternatives to divorce

Higher-income households are more confident, but still worry about the American dream.   

MassMutual survey: Optimism amid sandwich generation fears