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Penn Mutual strengthens life insurance portfolio with two new products

New whole life products provide strong protection and flexibility

HORSHAM, Pa – November 1, 2021—The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual), a Fortune 1000 company, announces the introduction of two whole life insurance products that bolster its industry-leading portfolio. Guaranteed Whole Life II and Survivorship Whole Life provide guaranteed benefits and flexibility backed by more than 170 years of financial strength and consistent dividend history.

“These two products strengthen our highly competitive life product portfolio,” said Heather Yonosh, vice president, product development and pricing. “The flexibility of coverage and payment options in both products helps policyholders choose the solution that best meets their individual needs and budgets, while providing long-term protection and cash value accumulation.”

Guaranteed Whole Life II (GWL II) is a permanent life insurance product that provides guaranteed lifetime death benefit protection, guaranteed premiums and guaranteed cash value accumulation that policyholders can access during their lifetime for any reason. In addition to its coverage, accumulation and premium guarantees, GWL II offers policyholders considerable flexibility, including payment periods ranging from five years or any number of years up through age 100, along with 13 optional riders to help enhance coverage.

Survivorship Whole Life (SWL) provides permanent life insurance protection for two people – like spouses or business partners – in one cost-effective policy. The guaranteed death benefit is paid to beneficiaries after the second death. SWL provides flexibility through seven available riders and two payment period choices. Policyholders can choose to pay up their policy in as few as 10 years or stretch out payments until the younger insured reaches age 100.

In addition to strong death benefit guarantees, both products offer long-term policy cash value accumulation. Death benefits for both products are paid to beneficiaries income-tax-free and probate-free. When payment schedules are decided at the time of issue, premiums are guaranteed to avoid rate increases during the life of the policy. Both offerings also provide the opportunity to earn additional cash value through annual, non-guaranteed dividend payments.

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Penn Mutual helps people become stronger. Our expertly crafted life insurance is vital to long-term financial health and strengthens people’s ability to enjoy every day. Working with our trusted network of financial professionals, we take the long view, building customized solutions for individuals, their families, and their businesses. Penn Mutual supports its financial professionals with retirement and investment services through its wholly owned subsidiary Hornor, Townsend & Kent, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Visit Penn Mutual at

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Jeff Leinen
Penn Mutual
(215) 956-8530

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All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer.

Guaranteed Whole Life II (policy form ICC18-TL) is a whole life insurance policy issued by The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. Survivorship Whole Life (policy form ICC17-TLJ) is a last-survivor whole life insurance policy offered by The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. Policy form numbers, issuing company, eligibility requirements and rider provisions may vary by state. These products are not offered in New York.

Optional riders and benefits may be subject to eligibility and underwriting requirements, additional premium requirements and/or minimum or maximum coverage amounts. Availability and rider provisions may vary by state.

Accessing cash value will reduce the policy death benefit and values, may result in certain fees and charges and may require additional premium payments to maintain coverage. Policyholders should ask their financial professional for details on accessing r cash value, including how it might impact the coverage guarantees and situations when the values accessed could be taxable. Policyholders should always consult their tax advisor before accessing a policy’s cash value.

Any reference to the taxation of the products in this material is based on Penn Mutual’s understanding of current tax laws. Penn Mutual, its subsidiaries and its representatives do not provide tax or legal advice. Policyholders should consult their tax advisor regarding their personal situation.

Past performance is not indicative of future results. Dividends are always tax-free while they remain in the policy. Dividends taken as cash could be taxable under certain circumstances. You should always consult your tax advisor prior to accessing dividends.