The Hartford’s board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock, payable on Jan. 2, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 3, 2012. The board also declared a dividend of $18.125 on each share of the Series F preferred stock (equivalent to $0.4531 per depository share) payable on Jan. 2, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 17, 2012. About The Hartford The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) is a leading provider of insurance and wealth management services for millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. The Hartford is consistently recognized for its superior service, its sustainability efforts and as one of the world's most ethical companies. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at www.thehartford.com. HIG-F Some of the statements in this release may be considered forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We caution investors that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially. Investors should consider the important risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ. These important risks and uncertainties include those discussed in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, our 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K and the other filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We assume no obligation to update this release, which speaks as of the date issued.