To a newborn, 10 weeks is a lifetime. To his or her parents, it can be the foundation to a better life. Yet, only 14 percent of private sector employees receive any paid time off during this critical bonding period. Fortunately, times are changing. On April 1, Prudential Financial increased the period of 100 percent paid parental leave available to eligible employees and Prudential Advisors financial professionals.
NEWARK, N.J., April 2, 2018 – Increasing longevity has made outliving assets in retirement a concern for many Americans, with 67 percent of U.S. workers saying they fear their retirement savings won’t last, according to a 2016 Prudential report. To help Americans supplement their retirement savings, Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has introduced its first online income product, a voluntary deferred income annuity designed to generate guaranteed lifetime income.
Kylee Durant's husband is one of approximately 200,000 servicemembers who will transition out of the military this year, according to the Department of Defense... For these men and women, the switch to civilian life can present significant financial challenges.
A letter from the son of a 94-year-old insured soon revealed a story of a mother’s love and a 140-year-old purpose. Bruce Jacobs, an Empire, Michigan resident, and his sister, Carol, found an original one-page life insurance policy while cleaning out the attic at the home of their father, Ralph.
The freedom and flexibility that independent contracting affords make it attractive to millennials, but older generations are also taking notice. The typical gig worker, according to a Prudential white paper, is in his late 40s while the average age for the traditional full-time worker is 43. The primary motivator for joining the gig economy is overwhelmingly financial; 44 percent of gig workers included in the report said they pursued gig work to pay the bills. Older workers were more likely to gravitate toward such work for purely financial reasons.
Even if the damage to homes and personal property is devastating, the financial impact of a natural disaster doesn’t have to be. There are lessons to be learned from those who bounced back from past disasters—and the strategies, programs and policies that helped them do it.
It’s that season again, when ghosts and goblins take to the streets, Thanksgiving menus are planned and gift lists are written—and when most employers offer open enrollment for health and benefit plans.
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