At MassMutual Long Island Metro, our primary objective is to help you achieve financial freedom in a complex and constantly changing world by designing strategies to help you achieve what is most important to you.
We are expanding our offerings. MassMutual’s SpecialCare program has helped thousands of families since it was introduced 15 years ago and there is now a new enhancement where individuals with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism can now obtain life insurance coverage exclusively through MassMutual’s SpecialCare Program. Contact me for more information or visit www.massmutual.com/SpecialCare to learn more about MassMutual’s SpecialCare program.
Demonstrating MassMutual’s commitment to the Live Mutual brand promise, the 2019 Annual and Corporate Responsibility Report, available online today, highlights impressive results and a continued focus on helping more people secure their future and protect the ones they love. http://www.massmutual.com/annualreport?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social_hearsay&utm_content=1360815&utm_campaign=aa671686.
corporatereport.com One Purpose, Three Priorities Staying Ahead of Disruption Evolving our Business Portfolio Investing in our People & Communities
April is Autism Awareness Month. Did you know that a diagnosis of autism at the age of 2 can be reliable, valid and stable? (source:bit.ly/2kg1Prj) MassMutual's SpecialCare program is here to offer access to information and resources to families with dependants, of any age, who have a disability.
Check out these 5 tips for effectively working from home with your kids!
cnbc.com At least 69,000 schools across the U.S. have been closed or are scheduled to close due to the coronavirus outbreak. CNBC Make It offers five tips from experts and entrepreneurs on how you can effectively work from home with your kids.
At home with the kids? Check out these 25 virtual field trips you can take from your couch!
weareteachers.com No permission slips needed.
What to do if you are faced with retiring into a bear market...
blog.massmutual.com Don’t let a retreating market derail your retirement plans. Here’s what to do if you plan to retire soon.
3 Mental Health Habits to Keep You Feeling Physically & Mentally Healthy
powerforwardgroup.com Staying physically healthy starts with a strong mental health. And we get it, at times like these it’s not easy. Here are some tips from Lacey Confer to help you stay on the right track.
Check out this article to learn how you can maintain your financial health during the Coronavirus.
ellevest.com As the coronavirus impacts the economy, it’s a good time to look at your own finances. Here are seven money moves you can make right now.
What to do with your down payment money if the interest rate on your high-yield savings account has tanked
businessinsider.com If you've been saving for a down payment for a home, you may be wondering if you should let the market's volatility change your plans.
Here are 8 key provisions to know in the Secure Act. It is essential to review the new rules and evaluate how they may change your plans as soon as possible
401kspecialistmag.com The SECURE Act includes almost 30 provisions intended to expand retirement savings, simplify plan administration and penalize failures to comply.
During the current situation, the major focus of information has been on Covid-19 and health-related concerns. However, a number of concerns are also being raised about the following types of issues:
• What is happening to my retirement plan? Will I still be able to retire?
• What happens to me and my family if I lose my job?
• How will this market volatility impact my ability to send my child(ren) to college?
• What happens to my family if I am stricken with the virus and were to die?
If you or anyone else you know is having these concerns and would benefit from a conversation, I am here to help. Please contact me and I will schedule a virtual meeting during which time we can address any concerns you have and how to address your specific situation.
Please message me with any questions!
One of history’s most notable pandemics — the Spanish flu epidemic — struck the world in 1918. Many companies and institutions pitched in to handle the crisis and MassMutual was no exception...
blog.massmutual.com One of history’s most notable pandemics struck in 1918, and MassMutual did its part for the victims.
I've stopped adding money to my IRA while the market is in free fall, but not because I've abandoned my retirement savings strategy
businessinsider.com Building up your cash reserves during the uncertain time may be more beneficial than continuing to add to your retirement savings account.
A financial planner says every investor should do 4 things while the market is in free fall
businessinsider.com Panic selling is happening in the financial markets, while panic buying is happening in the supermarkets. But don't treat your investments that way.
Insulating Your Assets From Market Downturn
forbes.com During a downturn, investing in alternative assets uncorrelated to the U.S. dollar or the stock market can be a good way to protect your savings and hedge against risk.
HSA balances are growing despite obstacles
401kspecialistmag.com New report from EBRI finds HSA balances are growing despite owners taking distributions and most funds being left in cash and not invested.
401k participation, contributions, and diversification have all shown big gains over the last 5 years
401kspecialistmag.com New study from Principal shows 401k participation gains, especially by Millennials who are are pace to have more retirement income than previous generations
HSAs are still misunderstood by many employees
401kspecialistmag.com Employees say they have a good understanding of HSAs, but do they really? BoFA discovered participants might not be as up-to-speed as they think.
6 of the best personal finance books to read if you're freaking out about the stock market
businessinsider.com The stock market is turbulent right now. These five books should help allay your fears about all that's happening on Wall Street.
A financial expert says there's an obvious sign you shouldn't be investing more money right now
businessinsider.com "You have never heard me say this before, but now more than ever I believe that having that one-year security is really important," says Ramit Sethi.
Estate Planning goes digital
wsj.com Financial-services firms and tech startups are streamlining the process of getting wills, trusts and life insurance to make these tasks more palatable to young families who tend to push estate planning to the bottom of their to-do lists.
I invested my daughters' savings on one of the market's worst days and I regret it, but I'm still going to leave that money alone
businessinsider.com She invested $2,000 of her daughters' savings the day the market dropped 8% and wishes she'd kept the cash, but she's still leaving it invested.
4 Basic Tips To Reduce Risk for Small Businesses - Inc.
inc.com 4 Basic Tips To Reduce Risk for Small Businesses
Where Is the Stock Market Headed Now? 14 Wall Street Pros Sound Off
kiplinger.com Here's what 14 Wall Street investment bankers, analysts and financial advisors have to say about where the economy, corporate earnings and stock market are headed next.
What should retirees do with their investments amid COVID-19?
moneysense.ca With North American stock markets down more than 30% from their recent highs. Canadians who are retired or close to retirement are faced with a choice—to sell or not to sell?
Investing in the time of COVID-19
moneysense.ca Four investing professionals offer thoughts on the current state of the markets.
This change will allow individuals and businesses an additional 3 months to file before
owing interest and/ or penalties for filing late. Read article to find out more...
bloomberg.com Tax forms and payments won’t be due to the Internal Revenue Service until July 15 this year, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet, as the government looks for ways to respond to the coronavirus.
1 in 4 millennial savers top $100,000 mark
401kspecialistmag.com Among Millennials who are saving, one in four has $100,000 or more set aside according to a new survey from Bank of America.
Check out this article on how epidemics effect stock market performance
Interesting article about instant gratification and retirement savings.
massmutualatwork.com Our portal provides tools, tips and resources to help you grow your business and get your clients and their employees on the road to financial wellness.
Proposed changes relax some of the rules that currently apply to hardship withdrawals.
401kspecialistmag.com Hardship withdrawals from 401k plans and 403b plans may be more accessible to some plan participants due to proposed regulations issued by the Treasury Department recently that incorporate provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the Pension Protection Act, relaxing some of...
Have you talked to your mom about her financial well-being lately? Here are 9 Financial Question to Ask Your Mom.
blog.massmutual.com If your mom does not have a will, a plan for assisted living, or a budget that accounts for inflation, she may be vulnerable to financial risk.
There are many factors involved in deciding how much to contribute to your 401(k), but here is some food for thought on maxing out your yearly contribution.
msn.com There's a good reason why this is a lofty goal for many.
Here are some key items to keep an eye out for in your 401k plan.
401kspecialistmag.com 401k plan sponsors do it all the time; they tell providers and advisors that their plan is okay without having any background information to make such an affirmative statement, and it’s a problem.
Wondering if you will have enough retirement savings?
marketwatch.com Here are some ways to make up for the shortfall between retirement income and expenses.
Estate Planning: 6 Big Mistakes You Might Be Making.
blog.massmutual.com An estate plan can protect your assets, interests and beneficiaries, provided you avoid costly mistakes pertaining to your trust, will, ownership and more.
What's the difference between financial planning and retirement planning? This article breaks it all down for you.
forbes.com Understanding this can help you create a retirement income strategy
Opinion: Are you saving too much for retirement?
marketwatch.com You may need less than you think
Most families who are socking money away for their children’s college tuition don’t take advantage of tax-friendly savings tools, like 529 plans, that could potentially supercharge their savings. Learn more here: bit.ly/2U5UJXE.
blog.massmutual.com Less than one-third of families saving for college are using tax-friendly college saving plans, like 529 or Coverdell accounts, to get ahead.
Here is why more financial advisors are using life insurance products to help boost fixed income from clients.
cnbc.com Economic and demographic shifts are making life insurance and annuities more attractive options for fixed income, say financial advisors.
Balancing debt and long-term savings is a challenge. This article looks at how Americans are coping with this balancing act.
forbes.com Balancing debt and long-term savings is a challenge. While dealing with near term expenses is part of life, research is showing that many people lose focus on long-term planning because of debt management.
7 Steps to Help Clients Retire Well
rz.mdrt.org Use this step-to-step strategy to create comprehensive plans.
Here's the salary you need to earn to save 15% of your income and retire with $1 million
cnbc.com CNBC calculated the amount you need to earn annually in order to save $1 million and retire at 65 by putting 15% of your earnings into investments.
Understanding different types of permanent life insurance
blog.massmutual.com Permanent life insurance comes in many different forms. Learn which kind may be right for your needs.
The financial wellness knowledge gap for employers
blog.massmutual.com When it comes to financial wellness at the workplace, a knowledge gap may be hindering smaller employers.
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