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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)

National Financial Literacy Month
Prudential offers tips on what to look for when selecting a financial professional

Recent Prudential research found that 65 percent of Americans don’t work with a financial professional. With April being National Financial Literacy month, Caroline Feeney, president of Agency Distribution, Prudential's national sales organization, is offering some advice to guide consumers through the decision-making process. (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)

THOUGHT LEADER OF THE WEEK: MICHAEL COLLINS
Credit selection is critical for high-yield investors

According to Michael Collins, senior investment officer and portfolio manager at Prudential Fixed Income, credit selection is critical for high-yield investors. (more)

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Add To Briefcase 16 April 2014

Estrategias innovadoras para ayudar a incrementar al máximo los beneficios del Seguro Social: documento oficial actualizado de Prudential

NEWARK, N.J., April 16, 2014 - Muchos estadounidenses no sacan partido a todo el valor que el Seguro Social ofrece a través de sus beneficios, de acuerdo al documento oficial actualizado de Prudential titulado Estrategias innovadoras para ayudar a incrementar al máximo los beneficios del Seguro Social, el cual describe las opciones y estrategias que las personas pueden utilizar para aumentar al máximo el ingreso vitalicio del Seguro Social. En particular, el documento contiene nuevas estrategias para aquellas personas divorciadas o viudas que se jubilan (more)

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. (more)

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. (more)

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