April 11, 2019

Gig workers face unique challenges paying taxes, new Prudential poll finds

This week is crunch time for those who have yet to file their taxes, and though most of us look forward to the annual accounting dance about as much as we look forward to a root canal, America’s 15.5 million independent workers find it even more stressful and complicated than the rest of us.

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).

April 04, 2019

Structured settlements: Don’t be fooled by a catchy TV jingle

Dispelling the myths around structured settlements is one of Michelle Caine’s primary goals as she assumes the presidency of the 35-year-old National Structured Settlements Trade Association.

April 02, 2019

Lifetime income protection: An Equal Pay Day conversation

Caroline Feeney, head of Prudential Financial, Inc.’s Individual Solutions Group, talks with Ellevate CEO Kristy Wallace for an important conversation on Equal Pay Day.

March 25, 2019

American workers stressed about finances, look to Congress for help

American workers are gravely concerned about their financial security, particularly in retirement. And they’re counting on both Congress and their employers to provide solutions.

February 28, 2019

After a critical injury, a military family's financial planning helped them thrive

As the nation recognizes Military Saves Week this week, the Nelsons offer an example of how military caregivers can find the financial help they need to plan.

February 25, 2019

After-tax emergency savings in retirement plans can help workers build a safety net

As America Saves Week kicks off Feb. 25, Prudential is calling on employers to consider adding an after-tax emergency savings feature to their 401(k) plans to help workers save for unexpected expenses.

February 12, 2019

How the government shutdown affected the finances of federal workers

Researchers have warned for years that many Americans lack the emergency savings to cover even a relatively brief disruption of their income. Few events have provided a clearer real-world test of that assessment than the recent 35-day partial government shutdown.

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

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.