October 18, 2019

This silent developer speaks volumes, giving others a voice

Thomas Chappell steps up to the microphone and gives it a tap to ensure it’s working. Then, he takes a step back and begins his remarks, using a series of hand motions. He is silent and the audience members seem lost. “I’m sorry,” he signs to American Sign Language interpreters who begin to repeat aloud what he’s saying. “I didn’t know you wouldn’t understand. Guess what? That’s how I feel most of the time.”

October 02, 2019

Quincy Krosby’s Q4 2019 Commentary: All of the Above

What’s to blame for moving markets in one direction or another? Trade negotiations? An attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil refining infrastructure and heightened geopolitical/military risk in the region? The efficacy of the latest round of global central bank accommodation? An impeachment inquiry? Earnings reports? Call it “all of the above.”

September 26, 2019

Crowdfunding funerals: Taking a chance on financial security

Families left to rely on the generosity of others to cover ever-increasing end-of-life expenses are finding many fundraising campaigns fall short—especially compared to the potential benefits of life insurance and other financial planning.

September 24, 2019

American workers putting more thought into choosing annual benefits, new Prudential survey shows

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 24, 2019 — Almost two-thirds of American workers did not automatically choose the same benefits as the previous year, indicating they are putting more thought into their choices during open enrollment, “Employee Insights on Open Enrollment," a new survey released by Prudential Financial (NYSE: PRU) shows.

September 20, 2019

Companies play increasingly critical role in employee financial wellness

By the year 2050, the number of people supporting each senior citizen worldwide is likely to be just one-third what it was in 1950 and half of what it is today.

September 03, 2019

PGIM taps talent of student veterans for new internship program

Marine veteran Marvin Sosa is one of seven interns in PGIM’s inaugural student veteran cohort program, which connects college-enrolled veterans with quality work experience, as well as career coaching, professional development and networking opportunities through a series of activities with senior leaders, mentors, office buddies and Prudential’s VetNet business resource group.

August 29, 2019

U.S. Businesses leadership succession: a conversation with Pelletier and Sullivan

Stephen Pelletier and Andrew Sullivan discuss Prudential's leadership transition, our U.S. Businesses financial wellness strategy, the needs of the market and what we are doing to meet them.

August 22, 2019

American workers wonder: “Do I have the skills to compete in the future workforce?”

American workers are concerned about having the necessary skills to compete in the future workforce, according to new research by Prudential.

August 20, 2019

What is an inverted yield curve, and what does it mean?

Historically, inverted yield curves have preceded economic slowdowns. Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist and head of global bonds for PGIM Fixed Income, explains the inverted yield curve and what it means for investors.

August 19, 2019

Fortune announces this year’s changemakers, and Prudential is one of them

Prudential’s innovative approach to impact investing has earned the company a coveted spot for the second straight year on Fortune’s Change the World list, which recognizes companies that have made a meaningful and lasting impact on the human condition through their core business strategy on a global scale.