June 13, 2017

Working women may be facing a retirement income crisis

An in-depth look at the retirement account balances of men and women by Prudential Retirement reveals an alarming disparity: Even as the fight for equal pay has helped shrink the gender wage gap, retirement savings of working women have fallen far behind men, putting them at great risk of outliving their hard-won earnings.

June 05, 2017

Prudential Retirement wins N.Y. Union Plan; oversees $5.7 billion in retirement assets

NEWARK, N.J., June 5, 2017 - The Joint Industry Board (JIB), a New York-based labor/management organization serving the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union No. 3 members and their employers since 1943, selected Prudential Retirement to be the recordkeeper for its Deferred Salary Plan, or 401(k) plan. Prudential Retirement, among the industry’s largest recordkeepers and leading provider of Taft-Hartley retirement plan solutions, is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

May 16, 2017

Prudential doubles down on financial wellness; offers new tools to unlock “The Wellness Effect”

NEWARK, N.J., May 16, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) has deepened its commitment to the financial wellness of American families. The company announced a three-year $5 million partnership with the Aspen Institute to advance solutions that increase financial security for all American workers, and armed employers with new tools and resources to help them to understand and improve the financial health of their workforce.

May 12, 2017

Beware the health care costs of living longer

Rethinking our ideas behind how—and how much—we need to save for health care in retirement is the main concern of Retirement Planning: Coping with Higher Health Care Costs,” recently published in the Journal of Financial Service Professionals, authored by Prudential’s Brett Berg, an Individual Life Insurance vice president focused on advanced markets, and Dr. Robert Pokorski, vice president and medical director and an internationally renowned expert on longevity.  As advances in nutrition, medicine, and healthy living have extended our average lifespans, a new problem has metastasized—we are outliving the assets we put aside to pay for geriatric and end-of-life care.

March 22, 2017

A cautionary retirement tale

More than two in five Americans inaccurately assess their retirement preparedness, perhaps worrying more than they need to, or not being concerned enough about how much money they’ve saved, according to the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College’s latest National Retirement Risk Index research, sponsored by Prudential.