Les, a former managing editor, insurance, at QuinStreet, has more than 20 years of experience in journalism. In his career, he has covered everything from health insurance to presidential politics.
Penny is an expert on insurance procedures, rates, policies and claims. She has extensive knowledge of all major insurance lines -- auto, homeowners, life and health insurance. She has been answering consumers’ questions as an analyst for more than 15 years and has been featured in numerous major media outlets, including the Washington Post and Kiplinger’s.
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Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. was founded in 1851 and is still a mutual company, which means that its policyholders (rather than shareholders) share in the ownership and can receive dividends.
In 2021, the company paid $7 billion in insurance and annuity benefits and $1.8 billion in policyholder dividends.
Insure.com’s 2022 rankings have MassMutual in a tie for first in AM Best’s rankings for financial stability.