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.

April 17, 2018

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may affect your taxes

Prudential Vice President of Individual Life Insurance Jill Perlin breaks down how the tax reform act may affect your taxes now and in the future.

February 02, 2018

93-year-old Prudential policy belongs to a 94-year-old Renaissance man

A letter from the son of a 94-year-old insured soon revealed a story of a mother’s love and a 140-year-old purpose. Bruce Jacobs, an Empire, Michigan resident, and his sister, Carol, found an original one-page life insurance policy while cleaning out the attic at the home of their father, Ralph.

January 29, 2018

Fixed indexed annuity expands Prudential’s commitment to growing and protecting wealth

NEWARK, N.J.--()--Prudential Annuities, the domestic annuity business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has launched the PruSecure Fixed Indexed Annuity. This is a single-premium, long-term protection solution that earns interest based on stock market performance and/or a fixed rate, with zero exposure to market downturns.

January 22, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Prudential Insurance Funds appoints new independent trustee

NEWARK, N.J., Jan 22, 2018 – Stephen M. Chipman has been named an independent director for Prudential’s Insurance Funds board of trustees. The Prudential Insurance Funds have approximately $179 billion in assets in over 107 mutual funds across its annuities and insurance businesses.

January 10, 2018

How Prudential handles a 60 percent increase in customer calls on the busiest day of the year

It’s 7:55 a.m. on a Tuesday in January at Prudential Retirement’s call center near Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the 125 or so employees in the office are in anxious anticipation. In five minutes, they and their colleagues in Dubuque, Iowa; El Paso, Texas; and the Philippines will begin the busiest day of the year, answering questions from more than 17,000 clients over the course of a 13-hour day.

December 13, 2017

Kelly A. Abeles joins Prudential Group Insurance association business

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 13, 2017 – Kelly A. Abeles has joined Prudential Group Insurance as vice president, Association Strategy and Account Management, where her responsibilities will include in-force revenue development and strategic business planning and development. Prudential Group Insurance is a business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).