April 11, 2019

Prudential expands financial wellness capabilities to address Americans’ most pressing financial needs

NEWARK, N.J., April 11, 2019 - Prudential Financial, Inc. announced the introduction of a range of new financial wellness solutions to help address the most pressing financial challenges facing American consumers.

April 10, 2019

We’re average students, getting a “C” when it comes to understanding finances, Americans say

NEWARK, N.J., April 10, 2019 - More than half of Americans say they’d earn a “C” or lower when it comes to financial literacy, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

December 11, 2018

Diversity and financial wellness: Prudential study explores financial lives of Americans by race, gender, sexual identity, caregiver status

NEWARK, N.J., December 11, 2018 - Bright spots and areas of optimism exist within traditionally underserved groups in the face of income inequality, retirement insecurity and household debt, new data from Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) reveals. The in-depth exploration of data from Prudential’s Financial Wellness Census™ highlights the dramatic differences in the experiences of diverse populations within the U.S., many of whom were disproportionately impacted by the 2008 financial crisis.

September 17, 2018

One-third of Americans don’t have an accurate perception of their finances, Prudential’s Financial Wellness Census reveals

A third of Americans believe they are either better or worse off financially than they actually are, a new Prudential study says.

July 24, 2018

Emergency savings feature can help plan sponsors increase employees’ financial wellness, Prudential says

NEWARK, N.J., July 24, 2018 - Most Americans don’t have enough savings to cover unexpected expenses, tempting many to make the costly mistake of raiding their workplace retirement savings plans. Using after-tax contributions to an existing retirement plan to build savings that can be accessed to cover emergencies could help, according to Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

July 10, 2018

Working in retirement may be the new norm according to PGIM Investments study

NEWARK, N.J., July 10, 2018 - Few current retirees take a new job in their golden years—but more than half of future retirees expect to continue working during retirement, driven by uncertainty about Social Security and their own financial preparedness, a new study from PGIM Investments reveals.

June 26, 2018

Gen X gig economy workers struggling to gain financial wellness, Prudential study finds

NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2018 - The “gig economy”—which includes everyone from rideshare drivers to freelance graphic designers—has become an important source of income for three generations of Americans: Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. However, the financial wellness and retirement preparedness of these gig workers are far from assured—particularly for Gen Xers, according to a new research paper from Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 30, 2017

Gig economy may threaten financial wellness of contract workers, Prudential survey shows

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - The gig economy — the increasingly popular employment model where people work as independent contractors rather than employees of companies — has a destabilizing effect on personal financial security, a Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) survey shows.

June 22, 2017

Prudential: public service employee pensions only a step to retirement security, survey says

NEWARK, N.J., June 22, 2017 - Despite a persistent belief that public employees such as teachers, police and firefighters will be taken care of in retirement thanks to the pension plans of old, a survey sponsored by Prudential Retirement shows that today’s shifting political and economic landscape may have left them and their employers on shaky ground.

May 22, 2017

Prudential: Student loan debt postpones dreams, threatens financial security, say young adults

College graduates say a crushing load of student loan debt is compromising their ability to buy a home, begin saving for retirement, or even start families, according to a survey from Prudential Financial, Inc.