Gen X gig economy workers struggling to gain financial wellness, Prudential study finds
NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2018 - The “gig economy”—which includes everyone from rideshare drivers to freelance graphic designers—has become an important source of income for three generations of Americans: Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. However, the financial wellness and retirement preparedness of these gig workers are far from assured—particularly for Gen Xers, according to a new research paper from Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
Millennials are slowly finding their economic footing but uncertain of future progress, Prudential study finds
NEWARK, N.J., March 20, 2018 - Millennials don’t share the confidence of baby boomers and Gen Xers who believe they’ll be financially better off than their parents, according to a study commissioned by Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
Prudential: Financial wellness during ‘America Saves Week’ and year-round benefits employers and employees
NEWARK, N.J., February 26, 2018 - In recognition of America Saves Week and Military Saves Week (Feb. 26 through March 3), Prudential Financial, Inc. ( NYSE:PRU ) is calling on employers to adopt a benefits program with financial wellness at its core to help improve financial security for American workers.
Gig economy may threaten financial wellness of contract workers, Prudential survey shows
NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 30, 2017 - The gig economy — the increasingly popular employment model where people work as independent contractors rather than employees of companies — has a destabilizing effect on personal financial security, a Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) survey shows.
Prudential: public service employee pensions only a step to retirement security, survey says
NEWARK, N.J., June 22, 2017 - Despite a persistent belief that public employees such as teachers, police and firefighters will be taken care of in retirement thanks to the pension plans of old, a survey sponsored by Prudential Retirement shows that today’s shifting political and economic landscape may have left them and their employers on shaky ground.
Prudential: Student loan debt postpones dreams, threatens financial security, say young adults
College graduates say a crushing load of student loan debt is compromising their ability to buy a home, begin saving for retirement, or even start families, according to a survey from Prudential Financial, Inc.
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.
Prudential Retirement calls on Americans to balance financial priorities for America Saves Week
NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 27, 2017 - Achieving personal savings goals has never been more important than developing a balanced plan for managing financial wellness. In conjunction with 2017’s America Saves Week campaign held Feb. 27 through March 4, Prudential Retirement is encouraging American workers to save more money while balancing multiple financial priorities. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).