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Jan 12, 2016, 14:00 ET
Elaine Sarsynski, Executive Vice President, MassMutual Retirement Services & Worksite Insurance

A Winning Combination For Retirement Plan Advisors

Employers that sponsor retirement plans are more likely to work with a financial advisor who offers a specific value proposition of capabilities...

Jul 14, 2015, 09:30 ET
Una Morabito, Senior Vice President, Relationship Management, MassMutual Retirement Services

MassMutual's PlanALYTICS(SM) Promotes Improvements In Retirement Plan Design, Retirement Readiness

 Forty-five percent of retirement plan savers are off target on saving enough to continue their lifestyles in retirement, according to an...

Jul 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

MassMutual Names Lynn Esenwine To Lead Its Pension Buyout Business

 As part of its strategy to deliver solutions in the expanding defined benefit pension transfer market, MassMutual has appointed Lynn Esenwine...

Jun 29, 2015, 09:30 ET

Introducing Sarah Bernard, Pop Culture Diva, To Help Answer Your Retirement Savings Questions

 Sarah Bernard, pop culture diva, is omnipresent on talk show TV. There is nothing she is afraid to tackle, from Hugh Grant's tabloid troubles...

Jun 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

Parallel Lives: How Men and Women Experience Retirement Differently

 It's the best of times; it's the worst of times. When it comes to retirement, women report more positive experiences than men yet also say...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

MassMutual Introduces New Team To Compete In The Defined Contribution Investment Only Market

 MassMutual Retirement Services is launching a new sales and operations team to more aggressively compete in the defined contribution...

Apr 02, 2015, 11:28 ET

MassMutual's Rick Schulitz Named 'Rising Star of Mutual Funds'

Rick Schulitz, a portfolio manager for the MassMutual RetireSMARTSM Funds, has been named as a Rising Star of Mutual Funds by Fund Action and Fund...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
Brian Haendiges, Senior Vice President, MassMutual Investment Services

MassMutual Funds Honored by Lipper For Best Overall Small Fund Group

The MassMutual Funds last night won the 2015 Lipper Fund Award for Best Overall Small Fund Group, the second consecutive year the Funds have been...

Mar 25, 2015, 09:30 ET
MassMutual Retirement Services Satisfaction in Retirement

Health Trumps Wealth In Importance To Retirees' Well-being, MassMutual Study Finds

 Whoever said, "If you have your health, you have everything," must have been retired. Research by MassMutual Retirement Services finds that...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET

The Hopes, Fears and Reality of Retirement

 Nearly one in two Americans retire earlier than expected, yet retirees overwhelmingly report that they are enjoying themselves and discovering...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:00 ET

MassMutual Names Aruna Hobbs as New Head of Institutional Investments for Retirement Plans

MassMutual Retirement Services has named Aruna Hobbs as Head of Institutional Investments for Retirement Plans as part of a strategy to...

Jul 07, 2014, 14:00 ET
Eric Wietsma, Senior Vice President, Sales and Worksite Education, MassMutual Retirement (PRNewsFoto/MassMutual Retirement Services)

MassMutual, BlackRock Team Up to Offer Customized Asset Allocation Program for Retirement Plans

 MassMutual Retirement, responding to a growing demand by financial advisors and employers, is teaming up with BlackRock to introduce a...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:00 ET
Elaine Sarsynski, Executive Vice President, MassMutual Retirement Services. (PRNewsFoto/MassMutual Retirement Services)

MassMutual Maintains Record High Marks from Retirement Plan Sponsors

 MassMutual's Retirement Services Division was able to complete its acquisition of The Hartford's Retirement Plans Group in 2013 without...

Apr 30, 2014, 10:43 ET
Steven Mendelsohn. (PRNewsFoto/MassMutual Retirement Services)

MassMutual Appoints Steven Mendelsohn as National Practice Leader for Defined Benefit Actuarial Services

MassMutual Retirement Services, underscoring its commitment to serving defined benefit pension plans as some competitors exit the marketplace, has...

Apr 07, 2014, 15:25 ET
MassMutual Retirement Services Unveils Enhanced RetireSmart Participant Website.  (PRNewsFoto/MassMutual Retirement Services)

MassMutual Retirement Services Unveils Enhanced RetireSmart Participant Website

 MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has launched its enhanced RetireSmart website to make it easier for participants to prepare for...

Apr 02, 2014, 15:30 ET
Elaine Sarsynski, executive vice president of MassMutual's Retirement Services Division, accepts the award for MassMutual's induction into the Mutual Fund Industry Awards Hall of Fame.  (PRNewsFoto/MassMutual Retirement Services)

MassMutual Inducted to Mutual Fund Industry Awards Hall of Fame

 At the 21st Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards held on March 27 in New York City, MassMutual was inducted into the prestigious Mutual Fund...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:19 ET

MassMutual Retirement Services and Clients Capture Five First Place P&I Eddy Awards

Pensions & Investments (P&I) presented five first place Eddy Awards to MassMutual's Retirement Services Division and its clients during the...

Mar 25, 2014, 14:10 ET
MassMutual Retirement Services Wins Multiple Lipper Fund Awards. (PRNewsFoto/MassMutual Retirement Services)

MassMutual Funds Win Multiple 2014 Lipper Fund Awards

 The MassMutual Premier Funds, Select Funds, and RetireSMARTSM Funds drove a big night of wins for MassMutual's Retirement Services Division at...

Mar 18, 2014, 13:53 ET

Ducks Unlimited's 401(k) Plan Now Administered by MassMutual Retirement Services

 MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has been selected by Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) of Memphis, Tenn., as the new recordkeeper for the...

Mar 05, 2014, 09:30 ET

MassMutual Retirement Services Data Shows Gen X and Gen Y Expressing the Right Retirement Savings Chromosomes

 Fourth quarter 2013 data for defined contribution (DC) plans administered by MassMutual shows that Gen X and Gen Y savers (born between 1965...