October 03, 2017

Employee donations push Prudential disaster relief closer to $3.15 million

In response to recent natural disasters around the globe, The Prudential Foundation and Prudential employees have combined to commit up to $3.15 million to the American Red Cross and UNICEF disaster relief efforts worldwide.

October 02, 2017

Prudential named best workplace for Latinas by LATINA Style magazine

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 2, 2017 – Yanela Frias walked into her employee orientation program at Prudential Financial, Inc. 20 years ago in Newark, New Jersey, filled with excitement about her new position as an entry-level accounting associate. Now she runs the company’s Investment & Pension Solutions business with $230 billion in assets and is the 49,000-employee company’s most senior Latina.

September 01, 2017

Choosing the same “walkway” key to couples’ retirement success

The decision to retire and enter a new, unfamiliar stage in life can be a challenge for anyone who has spent decades in the workplace. But including a spouse or partner in the equation—whether he or she is ready to retire—adds another layer of complexity.

August 29, 2017

Prudential supports Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Prudential supports the heroic recovery and relief efforts underway in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Prudential Foundation has pledged a $500,000 grant to the American Red Cross, which has been providing shelter, food and search and rescue operations in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

August 25, 2017

Hardship withdrawals peak in August, operations data analysis reveals

In her 29-year career at Prudential Financial, Inc., Sue Unvarsky has learned the retirement business inside and out—Yet even she was surprised to discover how an internal analysis of transactional volumes revealed a cyclical threat to her customers’ financial futures.

August 09, 2017

Going back to school with a plan to beat student loan debt

For far too many college students entering their senior year, student loan debt is causing more sleepless nights than final exams—but not for Eve Mahaney, a Class of 2018 photography major at Ithaca College and daughter of Jim Mahaney, Prudential’s vice president of strategic initiatives.

August 01, 2017

Filling the skills gap with investments in workforce retraining

What if companies and communities have plenty of good-paying jobs available… but no one able to fill them? It’s not a hypothetical question. There are 6 million unfilled jobs and 6.8 million people looking for employment in America today.  The problem is that the people looking for work do not have the skills needed for the open jobs. This is due to the changing nature of today’s workforce and lack of effective training programs to properly train people in the right skills. 

July 24, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Earnings reports, Fed meeting likely market movers

Earnings from major companies across several sectors as well as a Federal Reserve meeting are likely to be the major movers in a busy week for the markets, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

July 21, 2017

PGIM: Capturing alpha from growing emerging markets will require new investment approach

A radical shift in the forces shaping emerging market growth will require investors to take a different investment approach from what may have worked in the past. Increasingly, discovering investment opportunities will be rooted in the ability to capture the alpha from the new growth drivers, rather than in chasing the beta of the broad universe.

July 17, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Earnings reports will likely be prime market mover this week

A wide spectrum of earnings reports and a fresh round of economic data are likely to be the prime market movers this week, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.