January 02, 2019

Quincy Krosby’s Q1 2019 Commentary: Recalculating

Are we transitioning to a slower but still solid economy, as the Federal Reserve suggests, or a deeper downturn that could result in a recession?

December 16, 2018

American workers seek learning and development programs to close skills gap

Unemployment is at its lowest point since 1969 and job openings are at a 17-year high, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a tightened labor market the competition for candidates with the right skill set is soaring. Yet, many workers lack the skills necessary to pursue new opportunities, suggests a new survey from Prudential Financial, Inc.

December 11, 2018

Exploring financial wellness within diverse populations

The financial experience of Americans is as varied and diverse as the country we call home. While Americans from all backgrounds share common financial goals and worries—most revolving around meeting day-to-day expenses and saving for retirement—many are impacted by additional factors that underlie and sometimes impede our ability to achieve financial security.

November 27, 2018

Diverse experiences help Prudential's board shape the present and future

Growing up in the segregated South, Gilbert Casellas learned early what it means to feel excluded. He attended a segregated school in the mostly Latino community of Ybor City in Tampa, Florida, and couldn’t use water fountains or go to movie theaters designated whites-only.

November 15, 2018

Prudential provides aid to Californians impacted by wildfires

In response to the ongoing wildfires throughout California that have devasted communities and displaced thousands, Prudential is committing $100,000 to the California Community Foundation and has launched an employee matching gifts campaign of up to $25,000 to California Fire Foundation.

November 08, 2018

An El Paso military family uproots their lives—but not careers—in move to Alaska

They call Alaska “The Last Frontier” for good reason. For most Americans, the 49th state evokes a frigid wilderness capped with electric-blue glaciers and frozen tundra, with spruce forests overrun by grizzly bears and crystal-clear rivers swimming with salmon. For the Braccos, a military family that was relocated from El Paso, Texas, to Fairbanks a year ago, it’s the polar opposite of everything they’ve ever known.

November 04, 2018

American workers say private business best-suited to impact community growth

Prudential's fourth American Workers Survey, conducted in September, found that American workers believe the business community is among the best-suited to provide the financing needed to help their communities thrive—with small businesses and large employers ranking ahead of state government, individual community members and federal government.

October 25, 2018

Do you spend more time on social media than selecting benefits?

For many employees, making annual benefits decisions is as bad as having a cavity filled. You want to just get it over with—quickly. But that’s a mistake.

October 22, 2018

Women lag men in retirement savings, Prudential study finds

NEWARK, N.J., October 22, 2018 - Women on average have saved 43 percent less for retirement than men, finds new data from Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 19, 2018

For youth living below the poverty line, education is a ladder out

There are about 4.9 million opportunity youth in the U.S.—young people between the ages of 16 and 24 neither in school nor working—who never earned their high school diploma or its equivalent for a wide array of reasons. Many of these youth and their families are living at or below the poverty line, and are among the 40 percent of Americans who are struggling to meet at least one of their basic needs.