The world around us is changing quickly—new stressors, obligations and trends pop up each day. But for more than 150 years, John Hancock has stood the test of time and developed a legacy as a well-established financial services leader. That legacy continues today, as we reimagine all of our financial services to keep pace with the times and look forward to the future. Our goal is to continue to deliver innovative financial solutions that evolve with the world around us.

What You Need to Look for in an Advisor
What You Need to Look for in an Advisor

Whether you’ll be interacting with an advisor for the first time, or you already have an advisor but want to see what else is out there, there are a few things you might want to think about ahead of your initial meeting.

Stocks vs. Bonds: 4 Key Differences to Help Decide Which Investment is Right for You
Stocks vs. Bonds: 4 Key Differences to Help Decide Which Investment is Right for You

As a young professional, there’s enough going on in your life that building your wealth may feel like a far-off fantasy. And while a traditional 401(k) is a great place to start, there are also other methods that can help supplement your savings.

Saving for Retirement: A Brief Overview
Saving for Retirement: A Brief Overview

Don’t be intimidated by the prospect of saving for your retirement. Here are some common questions to help jumpstart the process.

4 Easy Tips to Save Money for the Future
4 Easy Tips to Save Money for the Future

A list of simple tips that can help you save money and prepare for a more stable future.

 The American Dream in Modern Society
The American Dream in Modern Society

The American Dream has broadly consisted of four categories: a job, a family, a house, and a car. But, again, those are categories—not specific things.

A Look at Socially Conscious Investing
A Look at Socially Conscious Investing

It’s a socially conscious world out there. Buy a coffee, and it’s likely the cup will be made of recycled paper, and the stirrer or straw might even be made of compostable soy.

Why a Financial Plan Makes Sense for You and Your Growing Family
Why a Financial Plan Makes Sense for You and Your Growing Family

Life with a growing family is non-stop, and you’re not alone if you’ve haven’t started planning for your financial future.

4 Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Your Financial Goals
4 Questions to Ask When Prioritizing Your Financial Goals

Setting your financial goals and starting a family are two things that should go hand in hand, in theory.

5 Common Questions About Life Insurance
5 Common Questions About Life Insurance

Starting a family is one of the most exciting times in your life, but it can also feel overwhelming. You probably have questions, and that’s a good thing.

4 Easy Ways to Kick-Start Your Retirement Savings
4 Easy Ways to Kick-Start Your Retirement Savings

Congratulations, you’ve got your 401(k) set up, and perhaps even an IRA or Roth IRA too. Your retirement planning is off to a great start. So now what?

4 Times When It’s Worth Re-Evaluating Your Life Insurance Coverage
4 Times When It’s Worth Re-Evaluating Your Life Insurance Coverage

As you and your family grow older, there are many moments that might make you re-evaluate not only your investment strategy, but also how you’re protecting your family.

Is it Time to Revisit Your Retirement Plan?
Is it Time to Revisit Your Retirement Plan?

Now might actually be the time to revisit your retirement plan and consider a few things. Plan for retirement.

Adjusting Your Portfolio for Today's World
Adjusting Your Portfolio for Today's World

As your family and career both continue to grow and evolve, so too should your investment portfolio. Consider exploring some new and different opportunities.

Living with Parents: The New Normal for Young Adults?
Living with Parents: The New Normal for Young Adults?

In the past, living with one’s parents in adulthood could mean a lot of things, many of them with negative connotations. Now, it’s becoming not only a more regular occurrence, but in some cases, a financially savvy move.

Your Life is Changing – So Should Your Financial Goals
Your Life is Changing – So Should Your Financial Goals

A lot is changing in your life: having kids, advancing in your career, possibly even relocating. With each personal change comes a shift in your financial goals and expectations as well.

What You Need to Look for in an Advisor
What You Need to Look for in an Advisor

Whether you’ll be interacting with an advisor for the first time, or you already have an advisor but want to see what else is out there, there are a few things you might want to think about ahead of your initial meeting.

What does financial education mean to you?
What does financial education mean to you?

Everyone defines financial education differently; how you define it can influence how you achieve it. See how we are setting out to narrow the focus.

You're Almost There! 3 Simple Tips to Having the Retirement You've Always Wanted
You're Almost There! 3 Simple Tips to Having the Retirement You've Always Wanted

You’re finally ready for retirement. While it should be smooth sailing from here, it’s worth taking a second look to ensure you’re making the right decisions to reach your goals.

The ROI on College Degrees
The ROI on College Degrees

A bachelor’s degree used to be a fairly sure way of landing a good job with a nice salary. But times have changed. Now, as competition for jobs increases, more people are seeking advanced degrees.

Why Boomers Are Designing their Own Retirement Communities
Why Boomers Are Designing their Own Retirement Communities

For a growing number of Baby Boomers who are looking for an alternative to traditional retirement housing, senior "cohousing" offers a refreshing blend of community and independence.

Putting Life Insurance to Work for Your Retirement
Putting Life Insurance to Work for Your Retirement

As you look ahead to retirement, it’s worth exploring how your policy can be utilized as a source of income in retirement to help maintain your lifestyle.

The Longevity Bonus
The Longevity Bonus

When Wayne Smith decided to join a hiking group after he retired from teaching at age 55, he couldn’t have imagined it would lead to a 31-day, 500-mile hike of iconic El Camino in Spain close to 20 years later.

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