John Chartier is a director in Global Communications. He’s a former journalist, with a specialty in covering the retail industry and breaking business news, and a former spokesman for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, one of the largest public pension funds in the U.S.
‘If you want it, you go to work for it’
As the nation marks Women’s Equality Day and the centennial of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, Caroline Feeney, CEO of Individual Solutions at Prudential, reflects on the lessons she learned that helped her succeed.
Companies play increasingly critical role in employee financial wellness
By the year 2050, the number of people supporting each senior citizen worldwide is likely to be just one-third what it was in 1950 and half of what it is today.
American workers wonder: “Do I have the skills to compete in the future workforce?”
American workers are concerned about having the necessary skills to compete in the future workforce, according to new research by Prudential.
Working women in two-income households face unexpected retirement risk
Perceptions and reality of family life and marriage have changed dramatically in the last 50 years, yet the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College finds the retirement risks faced by working women in two-income households may be greater than what many believe.
Accountants association counts on Prudential for retirement income
When the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants asked their longtime benefit providers for recommendations to help them achieve their retirement goals, Prudential created a simplified solution to provide a guaranteed source of income.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diverse experiences help Prudential's board shape the present and future
Growing up in the segregated South, Gilbert Casellas learned early what it means to feel excluded. He attended a segregated school in the mostly Latino community of Ybor City in Tampa, Florida, and couldn’t use water fountains or go to movie theaters designated whites-only.
American workers say private business best-suited to impact community growth
Prudential's fourth American Workers Survey, conducted in September, found that American workers believe the business community is among the best-suited to provide the financing needed to help their communities thrive—with small businesses and large employers ranking ahead of state government, individual community members and federal government.
Senators hear Prudential's stance on Financial Wellness
Vishal Jain, financial wellness officer for Prudential’s Workplace Solutions Group, told U.S. senators that legislation making it easier for Americans to save for retirement would go a long way to helping them ease mounting financial burdens.
A financial wellness case study: Prudential's own employees
The burden of saving for our own retirements, paying a larger share of healthcare costs, and coping with higher education and other debt is taking a toll on our overall health, research shows. Prudential’s partnership with Truven Health Analytics and its IBM Watson technology allowed Prudential for the first time to analyze employee financial stress over the last decade.