Prudential Financial Wellness Census 2020: Explore the Data

March 24, 2021

Nearly half of Americans struggling with financial hardship amid pandemic economic fallout

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a Prudential survey finds that Americans are increasingly focused on near-term survival over planning for their future.

February 24, 2021

How we can foster financial inclusion for Black Americans

A conversation with one of Prudential’s partners in addressing the key issue of financial inclusion for Black Americans, DeForest Soaries, founder of the dfree® Financial Freedom Movement.

February 22, 2021

2020’s tough lessons add up to new approach to saving in 2021

Americans are reevaluating their approach to savings coming off a tumultuous year. A full quarter of American workers have reduced or exhausted their emergency savings because of the pandemic.

January 27, 2021

Benefits are key to financial resilience; American workers looking to employers to deliver

Public policy and employer action needed to expand access to and enhance benefit offerings, a new Prudential survey finds.

Financial Wellness Census Digital Perspectives

The pandemic has challenged our public health and economic systems, magnified racial and social inequities, and revealed Americans’ low immunity to financial disruption. In the following series, Prudential explores how communities have come together to form essential mechanisms of support.

November 17, 2020

Value of financial wellness programs on display during pandemic, new study finds

In a Prudential survey of retirement plan decision makers, nearly three-quarters reported the financial wellness programs they offer were in greater demand.

November 12, 2020

Holidays, pandemic, financial stress present a mental health perfect storm

New research serves as a red flag as variety of stressors converge, Prudential’s Kristin Tugman warns.

August 27, 2020

‘Flexible’ workers report massive drop in income during pandemic

More than half of workers who seek gig employment, remote jobs and alternative schedules have seen their income cut in half during the pandemic, according to a new survey.

August 17, 2020

Economic turmoil shines light on need for retirement savings system repairs

The economic volatility wrought by COVID-19 is a wake-up call for the future of retirement savings. The message is especially urgent as it relates to those near the end of their careers or recently retired.

Prudential 2020 Financial Wellness Census

The COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout revealed with shocking speed how fragile financial security is for Americans. Explore the data