April 24, 2014

    MassMutual Hosting Online Seminar about the Risks And Consequences of Disability

    MassMutual Hosting Online Seminar about the Risks And Consequences of Disability

    Barry Lundquist, president of Council for Disability Awareness, to present at May 2 seminar for agents, brokers and financial experts

    (Enfield, CT) – MassMutual is hosting a May 2 online seminar by Barry Lundquist, president of the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA), to help agents, brokers and other financial experts learn more about the importance of income protection planning for their clients.

    Mr. Lundquist will conduct the seminar, “Understanding the Risks and Consequences of Disability” at 10 AM EDT. He will take questions from participants immediately after his presentation, which is expected to take approximately 20 minutes.

    Sign up for the seminar by visiting http://www.pages01.net/massmutual/DI_Seminar_Database/BrokerWebinar.

    During the seminar, Mr. Lundquist will provide an overview of key findings from CDA’s Disability Divide research - conducted with working Americans, their agents and financial advisors, and human resource professionals. In addition, he will review CDA tools and resources that are available to help agents and brokers educate both consumers and business owners about disability and help them understand the potential consequences to individual’s finances and lifestyle.

    Mr. Lundquist is a 35-year veteran of the insurance industry with experience in underwriting, sales, consulting and senior management roles at Paul Revere, Provident and Unum. He has served as president of the CDA since 2009.

    The information within this presentation is solely the opinion of the speaker, an independent orator, who is not an employee of MassMutual Financial Group.

    About The Council for Disability Awareness
    The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the American public about the risk and consequences of experiencing an income-interrupting illness or injury. The CDA engages in research, communications and educational activities that provide information and helpful resources to wage earners, employers, financial advisors, consultants and others who are concerned about the personal and financial impact a disability can have on wage earners and their families.

    About MassMutual
    Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyowners. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policyowners consistently since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company’s strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.

    MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.

    MassMutual’s Retirement Services Division has been serving retirement plans for more than 65 years. It offers a full range of products and services for corporate, union, nonprofit and governmental employers' defined benefit, defined contribution and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. It serves approximately 2.8 million participants.