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How We Give Back: Anthony’s Story

How We Give Back: Anthony’s Story

We’re thankful for employees like Anthony, who led a visually impaired New Yorker toward his goal of completing a marathon this year.  Read More
Understanding Your Benefits is Essential to Success

For a Globally Mobile Employee, Understanding Your Benefits is Essential to Success

Planning to work abroad? Knowing you’re covered by a comprehensive expatriate benefits package is important. Here’s what you should know. Read More
How Benefits Make a Difference in Real People’s Lives

How Benefits Make a Difference in Real People’s Lives

Choosing the right benefits can be confusing. We spoke with 6 real people about the difference benefits have made in their lives. Read their stories.  Read More
Judgement-free Support Group Helps New Moms Thrive at Work

Judgement-free Support Group Helps New Moms Thrive at Work

Returning to work after parental leave can be challenging – find out how these MetLife moms are supporting and motivating each other. Read More
Saving Time, Building Small Business Success

Saving Time, Building Small Business Success

If you’re a small business owner, you’re probably busy. Jessica Moser shares how you can use tech to help manage your time and boost business health. Read More
Using Technology to Boost Financial Wellness

Using Technology to Keep Employees Engaged In Your Financial Wellness Program

Help your employees lead financially healthier lives – include these helpful tools in your financial wellness program.   Read More
Financial Wellness Programs

Designing a Financial Wellness Program That Works

Financial wellness programs need to address the unique needs of a modern, diverse workforce. Here’s how to create a program that works.   Read More
Employee Financial Wellness

When It Comes to Financial Wellness, What Do Your Employees Need?

Help your employees manage financial stress. Learn the first step in creating a successful financial wellness program here. Read More
Measuring the Success of Financial Wellness Programs

How to Measure Your Financial Wellness Program's Success

Employees who aren’t stressed about finances are less distracted and more productive at work. Here’s how to measure the success of your financial wellness program. Read More
Career Advice: Crystal Beach

What I Wish I Knew: Crystal Beach

What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Crystal Beach shares what she wishes she knew before her first job. Read More
What I Wish I Knew: Nico Eggert

What I Wish I Knew: Nico Eggert

What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Nico Eggert shares what he wishes he knew before his first job. Read More
Career Advice: Brittany Daniels

What I Wish I Knew: Brittany Daniels

What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Brittany Daniels shares what she wishes she knew before her first job. Read More
Shift Company Culture

3 Ways Companies Are Shifting Cultures to Improve Work Life

In today’s competitive job market, company culture is definitely a new currency. Here are three ways companies can better engage their workforce. Read More
Zia Zamen at The Global Summit of Women

What it Means to Be Included As a Man at a Global Summit for Women

How can we mobilize to provide gender equality, pay equity and leadership inclusion? Zia Zaman shares his experience at this year’s Global Summit Of Women. Read More
Career Advice: Sean Nicolello

What I Wish I Knew: Sean Nicolello

What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Sean Nicolello shares what he wishes he knew before his first job. Read More
Career Advice: Adriana Briones

What I Wish I Knew: Adriana Briones

What do you wish you knew when you graduated? Adriana Briones shares what she wishes she knew before her first job. Read More
Small Business Challenges

How Two Married Vineyard Owners Bring Life to Their Small Business

Small business challenge #1: uncertainty. Watch two vineyard owners share their small business challenges. Read More
Jessica Moser on Small Business

The Balancing Act of Small Business Success

As a small business owner, are you prepared for the unexpected? Jessica Moser shares insights on how to keep your business strong. Read More
Health Studies

Do You Know When to Trust a Health Study?

Confused by all the health advice out there? Here’s how to make sense of new health studies. Read More
Sustainability Tips

Boost Your Workplace Wellness with these 4 Green Habits Today

Green habits at work can make a big impact. Help your workplace become greener with these tips. Read More
Stay Healthy all Year Round

Wellness Year Round – How to Stay Healthy as the Seasons Change

Do you have trouble staying well when the seasons change? Follow these tips to stay healthy. Read More
Cindy Pace on Purpose at Work

How Embracing Change Can Help Shape the Future

As the way we work, live and interact changes, how can women keep up? Cindy Pace discusses how finding your purpose can help transform the future. Read More
How to Prepare for a Blizzard

How to Prepare for a Blizzard

Are you and your family ready for the snowstorm? Follow this guide to prepare for a blizzard. Read More
Tips for Shoveling Snow

How to Shovel Snow the Right Way

Do you know how to clear away snow the right way? Prevent injury with these snow shoveling tips. Read More
Tips to Stay Safe After a Snowstorm

How to Clean Up Safely After a Snowstorm

Cleaning up after a snowstorm can be overwhelming. Follow these steps to get your home back to normal. Read More
What You Should Know about Disability Insurance

Do I Really Need Disability Insurance?

If you’re looking for guidance and answers to common questions about disability insurance, get started here. Learn more about disability insurance. Read More
Tips to Stay Safe During a Snowstorm

How to Keep Your Family and Home Safe During a Snowstorm

Ready for the snow? Follow these snowstorm safety tips to protect your family and home. Read More
Financial Tips for Parents

How to Financially Prepare for Your Second (or Third, or Fourth!) Child

Life can get more complicated as your family grows. Here’s how to financially plan for more kids. Read More
Financial Tips for Women

5 Financial Tips for Female Breadwinners

If you’re the breadwinner in your family, you know how challenging this role can be. Follow these financial tips. Read More
Evelyn Stark on Behavioral Economics

How Can We Make Healthier Financial Decisions? MetLife Foundation’s Evelyn Stark Talks Behavioral Economics in NextBillion’s Latest Podcast

Listen To NextBillion’s Podcast Here. Read More
Take Your Vacation Days

Paid Time Off: Use it Before You Lose It

You don’t need a cash windfall to reclaim the time off you’ve earned this year at work. Try these creative ways to use your PTO. Read More
What You Should Know about Your Life Insurance Benefits through Work

Have Life Insurance through Work? Ask These Questions about Your Coverage

If you have an employer-sponsored life insurance policy, how much do you know about it? You might need more life insurance coverage. Read More
The Differences Between an HSA and an FSA

What’s The Difference Between an FSA and an HSA?

Do you have access to a tax-advantaged savings account through work? Learn more about FSAs and HSAs. Read More
Learn These Benefit Terms

8 Confusing Benefit Terms to Learn During Open Enrollment

Open enrollment can be confusing. Learn these important benefit terms as you make your benefit selections this year. Read More
Get Life Insurance While You're Young

3 Reasons Why You Should Think About Life Insurance While You’re Young, Single and Child-free

Life insurance protects your income and those who depend on it. Here’s why you should think about getting life insurance while you’re young. Read More
When to Review Your Life Insurance Coverage

When Should I Reevaluate My Life Insurance Portfolio?

Your income, expenses and family size are all important variables. Here’s when to revisit your life insurance coverage. Read More
The Importance of Budgeting for Life Insurance Coverage

Is it Risky to Drop Life Insurance Coverage During Tough Financial Times?

It may be tempting to drop a life insurance policy when you’re working hard to stick to a budget. Here’s why you should maintain your coverage. Read More
A Guide to Trusts

What Type of Trust Should You Create for Your Estate?

Estate planning may seem overwhelming, but understanding your options can help you plan for the future. Learn more about different types of trusts. Read More
Budgeting for Emergencies

Budgeting for Life’s Unexpected Emergencies

Unexpected costs can set you back financially if you’re not prepared. Here’s what to think about when budgeting for an emergency fund. Read More
Small Business Benefits

MetLife to Deliver New Digital Experience for Small Business Customers with IBM Insurance Platform

We’re streamlining benefits management for small businesses. Learn more about the IBM insurance platform. Read More
Protect Your Family's Finances

How to Keep Your Family’s Finances Recession-Proof

In an ever-changing world, economic uncertainty can cause stress. Follow these tips to keep your family’s finances secure. Read More
What to Expect during the Home Buying Process

Buying a New Home? This Timeline Can Help You Plan Ahead

How long will it take to buy a new home? Simplify your home buying experience with this helpful guide. Read More
Kristine Poznanski on Customer Service

Changing the Rules of Customer Service

What makes for best-in-class customer service? Kristine Poznanski, Head Of Global Customer Solutions at MetLife, explains. Read More
AI and the Insurance Industry

Welcome to the Future: How AI is Transforming Insurance

Understanding AI’s benefits and where to put it to use will ensure businesses are ahead of this next tech wave. Here are five ways AI will impact the insurance industry. Read More
U.S. Economic Outlook

U.S. Economic Forecast: A Hotter Job Market

The latest data shows that the U.S. job market is expanding. Learn more about attracting and retaining great talent in this economy. Read More
Financial Wellness Programs

Financial Wellness: Helping Employers with the Bigger Picture

Help employees manage their finances and save for the future with confidence. Here’s what employers should know about financial wellness programs. Read More
Ingred Tolentino on Legal Plans

Expert POV: Legal Plans Can Add Value and Drive Growth in 2018

Ingrid Tolentino, CEO of Hyatt Legal Plans, shares how legal services plans can be a key part of your benefits growth strategy. Here’s what employers should know about legal plans. Read More
Understanding Critical Illness Insurance

Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Critical Illness Insurance

Thinking about your employee benefits? Here’s what you should know about critical illness insurance. Read More
Scary Situations Renters Insurance Can Cover

Accidents Happen: 3 Scary Situations Your Landlord Won’t Cover

You might be a responsible renter, but some things are out of your control. Here’s how renters insurance can help. Read More
Understanding Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Thinking about your employee benefits? Learn about hospital indemnity insurance. Read More
Tips for Securing a Rental Apartment

5 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Renting Your Dream Apartment

Moving? Be prepared for the rental application with these tips. Here’s how to secure a great rental apartment. Read More
Understanding Legal Plans

Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Legal Plans

Thinking about your employee benefits? Here’s what you should know about legal plans. Read More
Understanding Disability Insurance

Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Disability Insurance

Thinking about your employee benefits? Learn more about disability insurance. Read More
Understanding Life Insurance

Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Life Insurance

Thinking about your employee benefits? Here’s what you should know about life insurance. Read More
Financial Tips for Families with a Special Needs Child

How to Plan for the Future with a Special Needs Child

Help ensure your child is protected and cared for. Learn how life insurance can help. Read More
Teaching Kids About Money

How to Teach Your Kids about Saving Money

Talking to your kids about financial planning is important. Share these tips about saving money. Read More
Understanding Accident Insurance

Open Enrollment and Your Family: What You Should Know about Accident Insurance

Thinking about your employee benefits? Learn about accident insurance. Read More
Hurricane Irma Response

Hurricane Irma Assistance from MetLife Auto & Home®

To our customers impacted by Hurricane Irma – we stand with you and we’re here to help. Find Hurricane Irma claim support here. Read More
Understanding Your Benefits When Changing Jobs

Changing Jobs? 3 Benefits Questions to Ask Before You Do

Your employee benefits won’t follow you from one job to the next. Answer these important benefits questions before changing jobs. Read More
Hurricane Harvey Response

Hurricane Harvey Assistance from MetLife Auto & Home®

To our customers impacted by Hurricane Harvey – we stand with you and we’re here to help. Find Hurricane Harvey claim support here. Read More
Tips for Renting a Car

Planning a Roadtrip? 5 Tips for Rental Car Safety

Planning a roadtrip? Enjoy your journey with these rental car safety tips. Read More
Protect Your Entire Family with Life Insurance

Create a Total Family Life Insurance Plan in 3 Steps

As the head of your household, you have a lot of financial responsibilities. Cover your whole family with life insurance. Read More
Life Insurance Tips for Freelancers

Life Insurance for Freelancers: What You Need to Know

Fluctuating income is one of the challenges of freelancing, so it can be tough to cover all your insurance needs. Here’s what you should know about life insurance. Read More
Financial Tips for Aging Parents

Planning and Budgeting for Your Elderly Parents

Coping with parents’ needs as they age can be stressful, both financially and emotionally. These tips can help you plan for their future. Read More
Funding a Year Off

6 Tips for Funding a Year off Work

Leaving a full time job can be a big financial risk. Follow these tips to help fund a year off work. Read More
Lightening Safety Tips

Lightning Safety Tips to Protect You, Your Family, and Home

There’s more to severe weather safety than seeking shelter indoors. Follow these lightening safety tips. Read More
Improve Your Meetings at Work

How to Have Fewer, Better Meetings

Meeting overload can leave you feeling undervalued, uninspired and disconnected from your work. Here’s how to make better meetings a reality. Read More
Helpful Apps for Household Tasks

6 Household Tasks You Can Outsource to Help Keep the Peace at Home

Figuring out the best way to divide household responsibilities can be difficult. Outsource these six tasks to help beat stress. Read More
Tips for Saving Money

What’s the Least You Can Do When You’re Having Trouble Saving Money?

The first step toward a more secure financial future is believing that it’s possible. These tips can help you save money. Read More
Summer Budgeting for Freelancers

Freelancers: What to Do When Work Slows Down Over the Summer

Want to make the most of your summer downtime? Here are three tips freelancers can embrace to get ahead. Read More
Transparency at Work

3 Effective Ways to Create Workplace Transparency

How can you make sure your employees are aligned with your business objectives? Shift your workplace culture toward openness and transparency. Read More
Retirement Income Plans

Designing Retirement Plans that Help Ensure Income for Life

Employers have an important role to play in designing retirement plans that can help ensure income for life. Help your employees plan for retirement. Read More
Elizabeth Nieto on Diversity and Inclusion

Elizabeth Nieto Thinks Inclusion is Every Employee’s Job

Are you bringing your whole self to work each day? Elizabeth Nieto discusses MetLife’s Diversity and Inclusion impact. Read More
Find a Safer Rental

Tips for Renting a Safer Place to Live

On-site laundry is great, but can you tell if an apartment is safe to rent? Rent smart with these tips. Read More
Tips for Better Team Building

Beyond Happy Hour: 5 Innovative Team Building Activities

Happy hour can be fun, but there are deeper ways to connect with colleagues. Try any of these five team building activities. Read More
Improve Your Listening Skills

Listen Up: The Skill You Need to Get Ahead at Work

When it comes to professional development, are you working on your soft skills? Boost your active listening skills today. Read More
Georgette Piligian on Change

How to Adapt to a Changing World

Georgette Piligian, SVP, Americas Operations, discusses how change is inevitable – at home, at work and in the world. Learn how MetLife adapts to a changing world. Read More
Self-Care Tips at Work

Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Blending

Creating harmony throughout your day can take some extra effort. These self-care tips can help you feel your best at work and home. Read More
Lump Sum Risks in Retirement

The Risks of Taking a Lump Sum Payment in Retirement

Research shows 1 in 5 people who receive a lump sum retirement payout spend it in just 5½ years, on average. Learn how to make your savings last. Read More
Review Your Benefits at Work when Buying a Home

4 Ways Your Employer Can Help You Buy a New Home

Are you planning a move? Learn how your employer could help as you buy a new home. Read More
Vacation Planning at Work

Pre-Vacation Habits Your Team Will Love

As a busy and valued employee, there may never be a “perfect” time for you to take a vacation. Follow these tips before taking time off from work. Read More
Managing Employees in Crisis

3 Ways Small Business Owners Can Help an Employee in Crisis

As a small business owner, you undoubtedly want to support your people in good times and bad. Here’s how to manage an employee in crisis. Read More
Landscaping for Safety

Landscaping Done Right: Safety and Savings

Landscaping is about more than just curb appeal. Learn how to keep your house safe and reduce energy bills. Read More
Jumpstart Your Career

Jumpstart Your Career from Where You Are Right Now

Feel like you’re in a career rut? It’s not uncommon. These tips can help you re-energize your career right now. Read More
Understanding a Statement of Health

What Is A Statement of Health?

Are you enrolling in or making changes to a group life insurance or disability plan? Here’s what you should know about a statement of health. Read More
Estate Planning Tips

10 Common Mistakes People Make With Their Estates and How to Avoid Them

Estate planning is much more than writing a will. Avoid these ten common estate planning mistakes. Read More
Healthier Travel

5 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

If you take time off from work for a vacation, the last thing you need is to feel exhausted or get sick. Stay healthy while traveling with these five tips. Read More
Create Better Benefits Programs

How to Build A Cost-Effective Benefits Program

Benefits can be a make-or-break factor when job-seekers decide where to work. Here’s how your business can build a cost-effective benefits program. Read More
Lose These Bad Habits at Work

Break These Bad Habits at Work

Are you setting yourself up for success in the workplace? Fix these bad work habits today. Read More
New Ways to Work

New Work Styles that Actually Work

There have never been more choices for where and when you work. Is your work style working for you? Read More
Signals Leaders Send Their Workforce

Signals You Don’t Know You’re Sending Your Workforce

The signals you send as a leader can make or break your workplace culture. These actions can speak louder than words. Read More
Roof Replacement

Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Inspect your roof after major weather events and all year long to help protect your home. These signs show it’s time to repair your roof. Read More
Financial Basics

Simple Answers to Questions You’ve Always Had about Money

Feel like you don’t know much about money? You’re not alone. We answer four common money questions here. Read More
Small Business Advisors You Need

5 Advisors Every Small Business Owner Needs

As a small business owner, an inner circle of experts can provide the right guidance when you need it most. Here’s how to build your advisor network. Read More
Tips for Driving on Icy Roads

How to Drive on Icy Roads

Icy roads are one of winter’s biggest dangers. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to stay safe. Follow these winter driving tips. Read More
Gut Health Tips

5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Health (That Don’t Include Food)

Your gut bacteria plays a huge role in regulating your mood, boosting energy and helping fight disease. Improve your gut health in as little as 24 hours. Read More
Keep Your New Years Resolutions

6 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick This Year

How many times have you resolved to lose weight, save more money or eat better? Make realistic and achievable New Year’s resolutions this year. Read More
Better Eating Habits

5 Ways You Can Eat Better This Year

The value of eating right is more than just a number on the scale. Two nutritionists share practical ways to eat better this year. Read More
How Gut Health Impacts Productivity

The Secret to Employee Productivity: Gut Health

Ensuring your employees have a healthy gut microbiome can lead to a happier, healthier workforce. Find out how you can help improve your employees’ gut health. Read More
Types of Small Business Owners

What Kind of Small Business Owner Are You?

Personality traits influence how you run your business and make decisions about the future. These are the four types of small business owners. Read More
Manage Holiday Stress Better

How to Manage Stress Around the Holidays

There are steps you can take today to have a calmer, more peaceful holiday season. Fight stress this holiday season. Read More
What to Keep in Your Trunk During the Winter

What to Keep in the Trunk This Winter

Low temperatures and winter weather can create hazardous road conditions. Be prepared for road emergencies with these supplies. Read More
Car Safety During the Winter

5 Changes to Make to Your Car This Winter

Cold weather can be harsh on vehicles. Are you prepared? Follow these tips to help your car run safely this winter. Read More
Provide Benefits Beyond Medical

How to Offer Your Employees More Than Just Medical Benefits

Offering your employees more than medical insurance doesn’t have to break the bank. Here’s how small businesses can expand their employee benefits programs. Read More
Competitive Small Business Benefits

The Benefits of Small Business Benefits

A competitive benefits strategy helps retain great employees. Learn more about the benefits of benefits for your small business. Read More
What Millennials Want at Work

Do You Really Know What Millennial Employees Are Looking For?

A new outlook on millennials in the workplace is emerging. MetLife uncovers what really matters when Millennials pick their benefits. Read More
Adoption Benefits

Adoption-Friendly Workplaces Help Make Families Complete

The Gress family of four recently became a happy family of five. At MetLife, we support adoptive parents in the workplace. Read More
Retirement Stories: Rose

The New Faces of Retirement: Rose’s Story

Rose is a dynamic 67-year old who questions many conventions about getting older, including a typical view of retirement. Read on for her story. Read More
Preventative Medical Tests

4 Preventative Medical Tests to Get Done Now

If there were easy steps you could take today to fight off diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, would you take them? These preventative medical tests can help. Read More
Protect Your Identity When Applying for College

Keep Personal Data Safe during College Application Season

Make sure your personal and financial data are protected when applying to college online. Prevent identity theft with these tips. Read More
Retirement Stories: Eva

The New Faces of Retirement: Eva’s Story

Leaving her role as an assistant to the editor of a prominent local newspaper after 25 years wasn’t an easy decision. Read on for Eva’s story. Read More
Tips for Reentering the Workforce

Bouncing Back After a Career Break

If you’re looking to return to the workforce, or experiencing a career transition, there’s hope. Re-entry programs like ACT2 at MetLife are helping. Read More
Hurricane Safety

Hurricane Safety Tips to Protect You, Your Family, and Home

Getting to know a hurricane on a first-name basis is no friendly task. Protect your family and home with these hurricane safety tips. Read More
Understanding Health Benefits in Retirement

Retiring? 5 Benefits Questions to Ask Before You Do

A benefits package that fits your vision of retirement is an important part of your financial future. Before you retire, answer these five questions about your benefits. Read More
Retirement Stories: Yvette

The New Faces of Retirement: Yvette’s Story

What inspires your dream of retirement? For Yvette Ratleff Bucci, a 55 year old retired nurse, inspiration came in the form of a Jaguar. Read on for her unique story. Read More
Understanding Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners Insurance 101

Learn about the different types of home insurance coverage available to you, so you can protect your financial investment. Here’s what you should know about your homeowners insurance policy. Read More
Learn More About Legal Plans

Need a Lawyer? Your Employer Could Help

According to a recent Harris Poll, more than half (54%) of working adults feel unprepared to handle unforeseen legal events. Find out how a legal plan can help. Read More
What Benefits Will Your New Employer Offer?

How Much Do You Really Make? Calculate the Value of Your Benefits

When you get a job offer, are you taking the time to understand the value of your new benefits package and additional company perks? Look out for these comprehensive benefits. Read More
Merging Finances After Marriage

Tying the Knot after Thirty? How to Merge Your Finances

How is marriage different for those who marry later in life? Follow these tips to merge your finances and start making decisions together. Read More
MetLife Foundation's Work with Financial Opportunity Centers

From Minimum Wage to Owning a Business – Jerry Evans and the Path to Financial Independence

With the help of EMERGE and the Local Initiative Support Corporation in Minneapolis, Jerry Evans is on the path to financial independence. Learn more about MetLife Foundation’s work with financial opportunity centers across the U.S. Read More
Balancing Benefits as a Couple

My Plan or Yours? How to Balance Benefits as a Married Couple

Employer sponsored benefits can be a cost saving opportunity for most married couples, but choosing the right benefit options can be complicated. Discover ways to balance your benefits and save more. Read More
Building a Financial Future After Getting Married

Tying the Knot in Your Twenties — Building a Financial Future Together

How is marriage different for couples who say “I do” before they reach their 30th birthday? Those who marry earlier in life have the opportunity to plan for the future together. Discuss these important questions before you get married. Read More
What is Underwriting?

What Is Underwriting, Anyway?

Ever wonder how insurance companies review your application — and how they come up with the amount you pay for your premiums? It’s all about risk. Learn more about the underwriting process. Read More
Better Benefits Impact Your Business

How Better Benefits Can Help You Reach Your Business Goals

How do you attract the right employees, and keep them healthy, productive, loyal and primed to make a positive impact? These benefit options can help generate business impact. Read More
Natural Health Remedies

6 Natural Health Remedies You Can Try Today

Taking a more holistic approach to your health may help you combat stress and reduce pain. Learn more about homeopathic medicine. Read More
Life Insurance Tips

10 Tips to Get Started with Life Insurance

Taking action to protect your family with the right amount of life insurance coverage is an important part of your lifetime financial plan. Here’s what you should know about life insurance. Read More
Searching for Wellness at Work

Is Wellness a Priority in Your Job Search?

If you’re preparing to take the next step in your career, expand your focus beyond your potential new title and salary. Think about how your professional life can improve your personal life, and vice versa. Here’s what to look for in your job search. Read More
Keep Your Small Business Financially Secure

How to Recession-Proof Your Small Business

In the wake of Brexit, presidential elections and stock market vulnerability, small businesses can stay on their feet with swift, smart planning. Keep your small business recession-proof with these tips. Read More
Manage Empty Next Syndrome

How to Recognize and Deal with Empty Nest Syndrome

When children leave home for college, work or just to live on their own, it can be a difficult experience for a parent. These tips can help you cope with Empty Nest Syndrome. Read More
Teach Your Kids about Internet Safety

Is My Child Being Cyberbullied? 6 Questions to Start a Conversation

Approximately 1 in 4 teenagers experience cyberbullying before graduating high school. These tips can help you discuss internet safety with your child. Read More
Budgeting for a Home Mortgage with Student Loan Debt

Budgeting for a Home Mortgage? Don’t Forget Your Deferred Student Loan

If you’re thinking about home ownership, you’re probably calculating how a mortgage payment will fit into your monthly budget. Find out how your student loans may affect your mortgage application. Read More
Helping Employees Manage Stress

Are You Helping Your Employees Manage Stress?

Beyond the immediate effects on your employees’ health and well-being, stress can decrease productivity in the workplace, increase your health insurance costs and impact employee retention. Discover concrete, actionable and cost effective ways to help your employees manage stress in our recent stress study. Read More
AJ Singh on Leadership

AJ Singh on the Makings of a Great Leader

AJ Singh, global head of new business & underwriting at MetLife, discusses the qualities of great leadership. Learn more about successful leadership in the workplace. Read More
Group Health Incentives

How to Game-ify Group Health Incentives at Work

Companies are creating friendly competition in the workplace through fitness and weight loss competitions, and other group wellness programs. Find out how group health incentives are reducing healthcare costs and improving company culture. Read More
Distracted Driving

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 8: Prevent Distracted Driving

Teen drivers are some of the most easily distracted drivers on the road. In fact, teenagers make up the largest proportion of drivers reported as distracted at the time of a fatal crash. Teach your teen how to avoid distracted driving with these life-saving tips. Read More
Sleep Tips

Sleep Tips to Improve Your Work Week

Could your sleep habits be affecting your performance at work? Sleep deprivation can affect your decision-making skills, hand-eye coordination and even your memory. These tips can help you sleep better. Read More
Help Improve Your Employees' Sleep Habits

Why Employee Sleep Habits Matter to Your Business

When it comes to the consequences of fatigue and solutions for a more rested workforce, what can employers do? Find out what lack of sleep is costing U.S. businesses in our latest sleep study. Read More
Ready for a Career Change?

Is a Career Change the Right Move? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

As you encounter times of change throughout your career, it’s important to take the time to ask yourself important questions about your personal goals. Find out if a career change is the right move. Read More
Better Communication While Driving

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 7: Communicating On The Road

Drivers cannot rely on words to communicate on the road. Help your teen learn how to effectively interact with other drivers on the road through signs and signals. Teach your teen these communication tips while driving. Read More
MetLife Foundation in India

Multipliers of Prosperity – Trickle Up, Odisha

MetLife Foundation and Trickle Up are working to bring financial inclusion to India’s rural poor. See the impact being made. Read More
Natural Ways to Boost Energy

Natural Energy Boosters: How to Get a Quick Jolt without a Drop of Caffeine

While it’s fine to consume caffeine in moderation, having too much can leave you anxious and jittery, affect your sleep habits and even irritate your stomach and heart rate. Try these six natural alternatives to consuming caffeine. Read More
Find a Career Mentor

Do You Need a Career Mentor?

A mentor can offer you guidance and support at every step of your career, but how do you find the right one? Take these steps to find the right career mentor for you. Read More
Merging Safely While Driving

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 6: Merging, Yielding and Passing

Timing is everything when deciding when to enter, exit, join, or cross traffic. New drivers have to learn to judge the time, or “gaps” between vehicles in order to make safe decisions. These tips can help your teen learn how to merge, wield and pass safely. Read More
Planning for a Longer Life

Do You Have 100 Years to Live? How to Plan for a Centenarian Lifestyle

From retirement plans to managing your health, here are some things to keep in mind to ensure that as we live longer, our later years are healthy, happy and productive. Find out ways to plan for a longer life. Read More
Keeping Safe Space Around Your Vehicle

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 5: Safe Space and the Vehicle

It’s important to teach your teen how much space to leave to the right and left of the vehicle, so they can maneuver, change directions and avoid tight places while driving. Learn more about keeping safe space around your vehicle. Read More
Choosing the Right Dentist

How to Choose a Dentist

Selecting a dentist who meets your needs and expectations is a decision that’s too important to make without careful consideration. Find out how to choose the right dentist for you. Read More
Controlling Speed While Driving

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 4: Controlling Speed

It’s very important to help your teen avoid speeding as a new driver, which can often contribute to traffic accidents. Find out how you can help your teen make good driving decisions when it comes to controlling speed. Read More
The Differences Between Term and Whole Life Insurance

Term vs. Whole Life Insurance

There are two main types of life insurance — term life insurance and whole life insurance. Find out which may be right for you. These are the differences between term life and whole life insurance. Read More
Important Skills Veterans Bring to the Workplace

8 Skills Military Veterans Bring to the Workplace

At MetLife, we believe veterans have a unique and powerful skillset that can greatly benefit any company they work for. Here are eight ways veterans can improve the workplace. Read More
New Employee Benefit Trends

How Non-Traditional Employee Benefits Encourage Productivity and Loyalty

Many companies across the world are moving beyond traditional employee benefits and offering more non-traditional perks to improve loyalty and retain talent. Here are a few non-traditional benefits organizations are exploring. Read More
How to Follow in Traffic Safely

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 3: Following in Traffic

Keeping a safe following distance (how far you are behind the vehicle in front of you) is key to preventing a collision while driving. These tips can help you teach your teen how to follow in traffic. Read More
Helping a New Driver See Better

Teach Your Teen to Drive Lesson 2: Helping Your New Driver See

One of the most important aspects of safe driving is learning where to look, when to look and how to do it well. Find out how you can teach your new driver to see better on the road. Read More
How to Teach Your Teen to Drive

Teach Your Teen to Drive Without Driving Each Other Crazy

Even as an experienced driver, you may find it difficult to teach your teen safe driving techniques that come naturally to you. These tips can help guide your driving lessons. Read More
Critical Illness Insurance

5 Questions About Critical Illness Insurance, Answered

Many people are not adequately prepared financially when faced with a serious illness, despite having good medical coverage. Find out how critical illness insurance can help you in a time of need. Read More
MetLife Inclusion Week 2016

Embracing Diversity, Ensuring Inclusion

MetLife is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where each individual feels encouraged to share their unique skills, strengths and perspectives. Find out how we’re celebrating Inclusion Week at MetLife. Read More
Measure Your Health

Quiz – Are You Aging Too Fast?

We can’t avoid growing older—but we can take some important healthy steps to help slow down the clock. Find out how your lifestyle may affect how quickly you age. Read More
Avoid Ticket Scams

Financial Fraud: Avoiding Ticket Scams

A ticket scam can cost more than just a missed event. It can be the root for future instances of identity theft and financial fraud. Avoid ticket scams and financial fraud with these tips. Read More
Voluntary Benefits at Work

Voluntary Work Benefits You Should Participate In

While more and more individuals have health coverage than ever before, one of the leading causes of bankruptcy today is medical bills. Many people may not realize they need additional coverage and protection. Find out if you have access to these voluntary group benefits through work. Read More
MetLife's Global Women's Initiative

Empowering Women with the Global Women’s Initiative

Cindy Pace, assistant vice president, Diversity & Inclusion, travels across the world to educate associates and leaders on the importance of our Global Women’s Initiative (GWI). Find out how MetLife is supporting women globally. Read More
How Teachers Can Boost Retirement Savings

5 Ways Public School Teachers Can Boost Their Retirement Savings

Reach your short and long-term retirement goals by maximizing the savings tools available to you as a teacher and finding creative ways to save even more now. Here are five ways teachers can boost their retirement savings. Read More
Employee Wellness Programs

The Fitbit Craze – Wearable Tech and Employee Wellness Competitions

Wearable tech and fitness competitions are helping employees be healthier and more productive at work, and cutting company healthcare costs. Find out how employee wellness competitions are creating a culture of well-being at work. Read More
Identity Theft Protection

Identity Theft Protection: A Latte…and a Little Data, To Go

Public, unsecured networks are especially tempting to an identity thief looking for access to your personal information. Find out how you can keep your personal data safe. Read More
Tips for a Digital Detox

Digital Detox: How to Disconnect from Your Tech

Carve out dedicated time throughout your day to disconnect from your tech and refocus your energy on mindfulness and meaningful interactions. Follow these tips to start your digital detox. Read More
Hear from Veterans at MetLife

Veterans at MetLife

At MetLife, we understand the value veterans bring to the workplace, including their ability to lead and their passion for service. Hear from two veterans at MetLife about how they’re making an impact. Read More
MetLife Foundation in China

How MetLife Foundation Supports Financial Inclusion in China

As part of a series on “Local Perspectives on Financial Health”, Sarah Willis, MetLife Foundation and Julia Arnold, a Financial Inclusion Consultant, teamed up to take a closer look at improving access and usage of financial services and products in China. Find out how MetLife Foundation supports financial inclusion in China. Read More
Improve Your Commute

5 Ways to Enrich Your Commute to Work

For most people in the workforce, commuting is inevitable. So how can you make the most of this time, and use your daily commute to serve you in a positive way? Here are some tips to make your commute more productive. Read More
Skin Cancer Screenings

Skin Cancer Screening: What to Expect

Did you know that one in every three cancers diagnosed is a skin cancer? Regular checkups by a dermatologist are incredibly important. Here’s what you can expect at a skin cancer screening. Read More
How to Plan a Funeral

Planning a Funeral: Your Step by Step Guide

Planning a funeral might be one of the most difficult things you have to do in your lifetime. Whether you’re making your own wishes known to your loved ones, or preparing to memorialize someone you care about, Here’s what you need to know about planning a funeral. Read More
Baby Sleep Tips

7 Ways to Cope When Your Baby Won’t Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep can be hard when you’re caring for a newborn. Throughout the night your sleep may be interrupted by breastfeeding, changing diapers, or perhaps just soothing a fussy baby. These tips can help you cope with sleep deprivation. Read More
The Importance of Disability Insurance

The Smartest Insurance You May Not Have

Disability insurance can help replace your income if you’re unable to work due to a non-work related injury or illness – but for various reasons, it’s often overlooked. Find out more about disability insurance. Read More
Small Business Company Culture

Company Culture Happens: Make Sure It’s Right for Your Small Business

Many small business owners are succeeding at making the workplace enjoyable, building company cultures that will help employees and customers grow well into the future. Learn how you can improve company culture at your small business. Read More
Small Business Spotlight: Biciclop

Entrepreneur Spotlight: A Bicycle Haven in Bucharest, Romania

Small business success can depend on a lot of different factors. In a car-packed Bucharest, Romania, one shop has become the city’s go-to stop for bicycle enthusiasts. Find out how this small business did it. Read More
Small Business Tax Deductions

Small Business Deductions You’re Missing

While filing business taxes may not top your list of favorite activities, it’s an essential part of running a business. This process may even help you discover ways to save money by running a more tax-efficient business through a variety of tax deductions and credits. Don’t miss these small business tax breaks. Read More
Employee Retention Tips

5 Secrets of Employee Retention for Small Businesses

For small companies, keeping the right people in the right seats is crucial. Here are five ways to ensure your best and brightest employees stick around. Improve employee retention at your small business. Read More
Small Business Spotlight: Catalina Chaveznava

Entrepreneur Spotlight: A Small Jewelry Firm is Fulfilling Big Dreams in Mexico

Catalina Chaveznava M. is the young owner of a small jewelry firm in Monterrey, Mexico. Sentiments of love and affection are materialized through her delightful designs. Find out how she’s working to convert creativity into profit. Read More
Small Business Spotlight: Tame

Entrepreneur Spotlight: A Berlin Based Startup Seeks to ‘Tame’ Your Twitter Feed

Torsten Müller was working as a journalist when he and one of his co-founders noticed something missing in the digital media world – a way to organize an unending wealth of news updates across social media. Find out how this small business idea grew. Read More
How to Delegate as a Small Business Owner

Important Ways to Delegate as a Small Business Owner

There are some activities that you have to do on your own as an entrepreneur. However, if you want to increase the chances of thriving as your small business grows, you might need to learn how to delegate. Find out what small business tasks you should delegate to others. Read More
Health Checks for Middle Age

Health Checks for Your 40’s and 50’s

Moving into your 40’s and 50’s means it’s time to take a look at some health and diet considerations you may not have thought of when you were younger. Prioritize these preventative health checks. Read More
Clean Out Your Paperwork

Spring Cleaning To-Do List: Getting Rid of Paperwork

It’s that time of year again to focus on spring cleaning and getting organized – especially when it comes to important paperwork. Find out what important documents you should be keeping. Read More
Creating a Benefits Package When You're Self-Employed

How to Create a Self-Employed Benefits Package

If you’re a small business owner, or you’re self-employed, you may not have access to the same benefits that you would have with more traditional full time employment. As a result, it’s up to you to create your own. Here’s what you’ll need in your benefits package. Read More
Mindful Meditation Tips

Start a New Mindful Meditation Practice in Under a Month

If you’re working to improve your health, better manage stress, or be more positive, adding a mindful meditation practice to your daily routine is a tangible way to accomplish those goals. Try these mindful meditation tips. Read More
Fitness Trends

When it Comes to Fitness Trends, Do This, Not That

The first rule of a successful weight-loss program is that there is no quick-fix solution. In fact, many popular programs may not be effective in helping you achieve your goals at all. Watch out for these fitness and weight loss trends. Read More
Saving for Retirement as a Startup Employee

How to Save For Retirement as a Startup Employee

Working for a startup company or small business often means taking responsibility for your own finances, including retirement planning. Find out a few of the best ways to save for retirement. Read More
Prevent Seasonal Depression

How to Cope with Seasonal Depression: Tips from Around the World

The winter blues may just be a mild inconvenience for some, but many people actually feel the onset of depression, fatigue and the need to withdraw from social situations during this darker, colder time – symptoms of a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Find out how to cope with SAD this winter. Read More
Real Estate Red Flags

4 Real Estate Red Flags to Watch Out For When Buying a Home

Buying a new home will likely be the largest purchase you make in your lifetime, so it makes sense to be extra cautious as you approach this major milestone. Watch out for these real estate red flags. Read More
Helpful Budgeting Tips

5 Budgeting Hacks to Help You Save More in the New Year

These clever budgeting hacks may be just what you need to avoid spending temptation, achieve your financial goals and grow your savings in the New Year. Learn how to save more money. Read More
What Renters Insurance Might Not Cover

4 Things That Might Not Be Covered By Your Renters’ Insurance Policy

Renters’ Insurance is one of the least expensive policies to buy, so purchasing a policy can seem like a great deal. But don’t let any renter’s insurance policy lull you into a false sense of security — you need to do your homework. Find out what your renters insurance covers. Read More
How to Plan for Retirement

Planning For Retirement

Retirement can mean different things to different people. Whatever your future holds, one thing is certain – a secure retirement requires thought and careful planning. Start planning for retirement now. Read More
Create Better Passwords

Password Dos and Don’ts

We all know that keeping complex passwords can help keep cyber criminals away from our personal information online. But are we taking this advice seriously? Learn how to choose the right passwords. Read More
Don't Overshare Personal Information Online

TMI! Identity Thieves Target Oversharing Online

The internet is deeply integrated into our everyday lives, but for all of its benefits, it can also be a gateway for various types of identity theft. Know the risks of oversharing online. Read More
How to Manage Your First Paycheck

What To Do with Your First Paycheck

Your first paycheck is the first step in learning how to manage your money and prepare for your future. Start developing good saving habits. Read More
Health Tips for Your 20's and 30's

Health Tips for Your 20’s and 30’s

The ability to stay healthy and strong throughout your life relies heavily on how you treat your body when you’re young. Here’s what you should be mindful of in your 20’s and 30’s. Don’t ignore your health. Read More
Tips for Beating Stress

Your Most Important Life Hack – How to Beat Stress

Stress isn’t something that we often associate with having serious consequences in our lives. However, research indicates that stress does impact physical and mental health. Learn how to beat stress. Read More
Tips for Saving Money on Car Insurance

How to Save Money on Car Insurance

Finding the right car insurance is an important responsibility. If you’re hoping to save money on car insurance, it’s important to first understand how your premium is determined. Learn ways to save. Read More
Wedding Planning Guide

Your Wedding Planning Road Map – From To Do to “I Do!”

If you’re starting to plan a wedding, you know how much work it can be. Need some help with a go-to checklist? Use our wedding planning guide. Read More
Keep Your Laundry Room Safe

Mastering Disaster – Laundry Room Safety

Washing machines and dryers create thousands of dollars in water and fire damage loss each year. Learn some safety measures you can take in your laundry room. Keep your laundry room safe. Read More
Identity Theft Protection for Military

ID Theft Prevention Checklist for Military Service Members

Military personnel can protect against identity theft – the number one complaint category for members of the military in 2014 – by taking the steps outlined in this checklist. Prevent identity theft. Read More
Ice Dam Prevention

Mastering Disaster – Ice Dam Prevention

In the winter months, ice dams often form when snow on the roof of a home melts. This can cause extensive damage to your roof and home’s interior – but a simple tool called an ice melt sock can help. Learn how to prevent ice damage. Read More
Protect Your Home Against Theft

Mastering Disaster – Theft Protection

Learn simple ways to make your home more secure and help prevent an intruder from breaking in. Protect your home. Read More
Protect Your Online Identity During Tax Season

Prevent Identity Theft During Tax Season

Submitting your taxes can be a complicated, stressful process. It’s important to know how to spot a scam and take certain precautions all season long. Protect yourself from tax fraud. Read More
What You Need to Know about Trust Funds

What You Need to Know About Establishing a Trust Fund

People often associate trusts with the wealthy. But a trust can be an effective financial tool for many people for many reasons. Learn more about trust funds. Read More
An Introduction to Life Insurance

What is Life Insurance? An Introduction

It’s never too early to start thinking about life insurance – get the financial security you and your family need and deserve. Learn more about life insurance. Read More
MetLife Pride

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

At MetLife, we value the diversity of both our customers and our employees. Watch as these MetLife employees explain the value of being open and accepted. Bring your whole self to work. Read More
Conversations About Money

Money Talks Every Couple Should Have

Discussions about money can cause stressful situations and unpleasant arguments between loved ones. Here’s how to talk about money in your relationship. Read More
Financially Prepare for Your First Child

5 Ways to Financially Prepare for Your First Child

There’s a lot to do when you’re expecting a new baby. While it may seem overwhelming to add another item to your to-do list, some smart financial planning now will ensure you’re prepared for the changes that come with having a child. Prioritize these financial tasks. Read More
Tips for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Take These 4 Steps to Recover from Credit Card Debt

Did you know the average American owes more than $6,000 in credit card debt? Fortunately, a few simple steps can help you make a fresh start and stay debt free. Follow these steps to debt relief. Read More
MetLife Foundation in Vietnam

Making a Difference in Vietnam

Nandika Madgavkar, Corporate Citizenship, shares her experience visiting MetLife Foundation partners in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Learn more about Vietnam’s financial growth and development. Read More
Stay Fit During the Winter

Wintry Ways to Keep Your Family Fit

Between the chilly weather and seasonal comfort foods, it’s easy to be lulled into hibernation mode in the winter. Why not embrace the season and commit to staying in shape? Try these winter fitness ideas. Read More
Moving Tips

How to Keep the Move to Your New Home from Becoming a Nightmare

Every year, nearly 36 million Americans move — and whether that move is around the block or across the country, the process is almost always stressful. Avoid these moving nightmares. Read More
Save Money When Buying a Car

5 Tricks Car Salespeople Use to Get You to Spend More Than You Planned

You walk into the dealership with a budget and the intention to stick to it. Yet, somehow, by the time you’ve signed the paperwork on your new car, you’ve spent more than you intended to. Watch out for these tricks when buying a new car. Read More
Tips to Keep Your Hot Water Heater Safe

Easy Hot Water Maintenance Tasks

Did you know there are several ways to care for your hot-water heater in order to prevent costly repairs, curb energy consumption and increase its lifespan? Perform these simple maintenance tasks. Read More
Home Wiring Safety

Know Your Home’s Wiring

Your home’s wiring is hidden, so it can be difficult to spot problems before it’s too late. Help prevent wiring from sparking an electrical fire. Learn how home wiring works. Read More
Keep Your Electronics Safe During Travel

Tips for Traveling with Electronics

Electronics are as much a part of travel as suitcases or sun block. Make sure your trip doesn’t get derailed by your gadgets. Follow these expert traveling tips. Read More
Keep Your Pet Healthy

How to Keep Your Dog or Cat in Good Health

Owning a pet is a big responsibility. It’s a commitment you make to a living being that will depend on you for its entire existence. Learn how to keep your pet healthy. Read More
How to Buy a Car

Your Step By Step Guide to Buying a Car

For most people, buying a car is a major investment requiring thought, research, planning and finances. To be sure you make the smartest choice, you’ll need to do some homework. Follow these car-buying tips. Read More
How to Buy a Boat

Your Step By Step Guide to Buying a Boat

If you’re thinking of purchasing a boat, there’s a lot to consider – a boat is a big purchase and an even bigger responsibility. Follow these tips on buying a boat. Read More
Tips for Special Needs Families

Planning for the Future – 10 Tips for Special Needs Families

When caring for a child or loved one with special needs, it’s important to understand how you can protect your loved ones and help secure their well-being today and tomorrow. Follow these ten tips for special needs families. Read More
Child's First Dental Visit

How to Prepare for Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Good dental care starts at an early age. The earlier the first dental visit, the better the chance of preventing long term dental problems. Here’s how to prepare for your child’s first dental visit. Read More
How to Deal with a Disability

The 3 Things to Consider When Dealing With a Disability

If you or someone you love is faced with a disabling illness or injury, you’ll most likely be taken by surprise. Having to deal with a disability is not something most people anticipate – or prepare for. Learn more about dealing with a disability. Read More
Your Guide to Windshield Wipers

A Guide to Windshield Wipers

Windshield wipers aren’t considered a safety feature, but they do play a big part in drivers’ safety. Learn how to maintain your windshield wipers. Read More
Tips for Buying a Safe Used Car

5 Safety Features Every Used Car Should Have

Used vehicles can be a great choice for budget-conscious buyers. But don’t trade safety for savings when you shop for a preowned car. Don’t miss these used car safety features. Read More
Tips for Healthy Living

Take the First Step toward a Healthy Lifestyle

Feeling good and leading a long and healthy life are things most of us want – and there’s a lot we can do to increase the chance that we’ll have them. Take these steps toward a healthy lifestyle. Read More
Dealing with Cyberbullying

After Winter Break: How to Respond to Cyberbullying

As winter break comes to a close, it’s important to keep in mind that while your family may have been on vacation, cyberbullying never ceases. Help your child deal with cyberbullying. Read More
Tips to Quit Smoking

How to Quit Smoking for Good

Now is the time to quit. Whether you’ve tried before or this is your first attempt, these expert-backed tips will help you kick the habit once and for all. Quit smoking today. Read More
Fight Back Pain at Work

Beat Back Pain at Work: 5 Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

Recent research shows the average office worker sits for about 10 hours a day. As you might expect, all that chair and computer time isn’t doing us any favors. Learn five exercises you can do at your desk. Read More

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