August 13, 2018

Six baby registry ‘must-haves’ for financial security

Congratulations, you’re going to be a parent! Time to create your baby registry. Babyletto or Sniglar? Vista, Yoyo or Bugaboo? The Boppy, Baby Bjorn or Keekaroo? You’ve chosen the right crib, stroller and accessories for your baby, but what comes next? For many parents-to-be, the most essential baby gift may be one that lasts beyond childhood—a gift to support a family’s financial well-being.

July 25, 2018

Prudential and Babylist introduce the first life insurance policy new parents can add to registry

NEWARK, N.J., July 25, 2018 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), and Babylist, the fastest-growing baby registry in the United States, launched a new strategic relationship to create a crowd-funded life insurance solution designed specifically for expecting parents, which is now available as an add-on to their baby registries. This is the first time a life insurance company has partnered with a baby registry.

July 02, 2018

Millennials’ vision of the future looks beyond flying cars

Fifty years ago, Philip K. Dick’s landmark sci-fi novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” envisioned a 21st century of androids, flying cars and space colonies. What happened? Sure, we have Android phones, but what about our flying cars?

June 18, 2018

Divorce compounds retirement risk

NEWARK, N.J., June 18, 2018 - Divorced Americans are at greater risk of not being able to maintain their standard of living in retirement, according to new research conducted by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College with the support of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

May 30, 2018

Stable value funds a new trend in college savings

For years, many 529 plans offered money market funds as their conservative investment option. Now, they’re increasingly replacing them with stable value funds, investment vehicles wrapped in insurance contracts that guarantee a specific minimum return. A new white paper from Prudential Financial, Inc., "529 Plans: Assessing the Stable Value Option", examines why.

May 29, 2018

Leston Welsh joins Prudential Group Insurance as head of Disability and Absence Management

NEWARK, N.J., May 29, 2018 - Prudential Group Insurance today announced that Leston Welsh has joined the firm as vice president, head of Disability and Absence Management. In this role he is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction for disability and absence management products, services, and capabilities. Welsh succeeds Jake Biscoglio, who is leading a business development initiative for the Workplace Solutions Group. Prudential Group Insurance is a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

May 07, 2018

Financial wellness program popularity rises among employers, up 63 percentage points in two years

Growing awareness of how financial wellness programs benefit employees has driven rapid growth in plan adoption among employers. Now, they say big data could help measure results, customize programs and fill remaining gaps, according to a survey from Prudential’s Workplace Solutions Group, a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

April 17, 2018

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may affect your taxes

Prudential Vice President of Individual Life Insurance Jill Perlin breaks down how the tax reform act may affect your taxes now and in the future.

April 02, 2018

Prudential offers Guaranteed Income For Tomorrow (GIFT)SM

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.

February 02, 2018

93-year-old Prudential policy belongs to a 94-year-old Renaissance man

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.