September 26, 2019

Crowdfunding funerals: Taking a chance on financial security

Families left to rely on the generosity of others to cover ever-increasing end-of-life expenses are finding many fundraising campaigns fall short—especially compared to the potential benefits of life insurance and other financial planning.

July 29, 2019

Prudential Group Insurance announces leadership changes, underscores focus on Financial Wellness strategy

NEWARK, N.J., July 29, 2019 - Leston Welsh has been promoted to head of Products for Prudential Group Insurance. Prudential Group Insurance is a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

May 06, 2019

What happens if you’re unable to work?

Workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) do not cover most challenges workers are likely to face, new Prudential-sponsored research finds.

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).

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.

September 07, 2018

In love, but don’t want to get hitched? Think again, with your wallet

If it seems you’ve gotten fewer wedding invitations lately, it’s not your imagination. Marriage is declining, and not only among young couples. Those nearing retirement age are shying away from marriage, too. Unfortunately, those who never marry could find themselves without a financial safety net.

 

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 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?

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.