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Tax structure, personal accountability among factors driving retirement readiness

As Congress continues to review the discussion draft of the Tax Reform Act of 2014 that could eliminate some of the current tax incentives associated with employer-sponsored retirement plans, the industry is looking for solutions that can help more Americans save and plan for a secure retirement. (more)

What are the financial implications of the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act?
New white paper from Prudential outlines financial considerations for same-sex couples

Last year, in a landmark decision (United States v. Windsor), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, which effectively banned federal benefits for same-sex married couples. As a result of the decision, many workplace benefits and financial planning strategies are now available to same-sex married couples. (more)

Lori Fouché joins the 16th class of The Network Journal's '25 Influential Black Women in Business' 

The Network Journal recently held its 16th annual awards luncheon to recognize influential black women in business, and Prudential's Lori Fouché was at the table. (more)
 

America Saves Week
Five tips on how to increase retirement savings now to create a more secure future

Whether you’re months or years away from retirement, it’s important to focus on small steps you can take today that can add up to a more secure future over time, explains Christine Marcks, president of Prudential Retirement. (more)

THOUGHT LEADER OF THE WEEK: BILL ANDERSON
Sustainable real estate investing nets more 'green'

Adding rooftop solar panels, while reducing energy, water and waste, not only benefits the environment, but also maximizes investor returns, says Bill Anderson, a principal with Prudential Real Estate Investors. (more)

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Add To Briefcase 15 April 2014

Prudential shares tips on working with a financial professional during ‘Financial Literacy Month’

NEWARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 - Most Americans don’t work with a financial professional even though those who do are more likely to feel confident about achieving financial goals, engage in good financial planning practices, and make better investment choices, according to a recent Prudential study.

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Add To Briefcase 15 April 2014

Prudential Retirement adds new plan sponsor client Faurecia, Hartford HealthCare consolidates, adding 20 defined contribution plans

NEWARK, N.J., April 15, 2014 - Prudential Retirement announced today that it has added new plan sponsor client Faurecia and that Hartford HealthCare has consolidated 20 defined contribution retirement plans to Prudential Retirement. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). (more)

Add To Briefcase 14 April 2014

The Heroes Project and Prudential support Charlie Linville, a veteran who is disabled, on his climb to the peak of Mt. Everest

NEWARK, N.J., April 14, 2014 - The Heroes Project and Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) have partnered to support USMC Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville (retired), a veteran who is disabled, as he climbs to the peak of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain. His journey begins this week. (more)

Add To Briefcase 14 April 2014

Health care reform spurs move to defined contribution benefits model

NEWARK, N.J., April 14, 2014 - Full implementation of the Affordable Care Act by 2015 is prompting employers to rethink the way they offer benefits, with many increasingly eyeing a transition to defined contribution (DC) benefit models. According to Group Benefits and the Defined Contribution Model, the second in a series of five research briefs based on the Prudential Insurance Company of America’s (Prudential’s) Eighth Annual Study of Employee Benefits: Today & Beyond, nearly half (47%) of employers report they are moving or have moved to a DC model.

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Add To Briefcase 10 April 2014

‘Business in the Community Ireland’ and Pramerica partner to give Mulroy College students career insight

COUNTY DONEGAL, Ireland, April 10, 2014 - Senior-cycle students from Mulroy College in Milford got a glimpse of the business world when Pramerica Systems Ireland Limited, a software and contact centre (more)

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