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January 31, 2019

Prudential partners with military, veterans’ nonprofits on financial wellness

More than half of millennial military veterans say they are very worried about their financial futures. When it comes to those veterans—many who served in Iraq and Afghanistan post-9/11—only a fifth say they have all they need or are on track to keep up with current expenses, according to Prudential’s Financial Wellness Census™.

January 11, 2019

Prudential Financial chooses Yard 56 for its first Opportunity Zone Investment to drive catalytic revitalization in Baltimore, Maryland

BALTIMORE, Jan. 11, 2019 – Prudential Financial’s Impact Investments group announced today that it has selected Phase I of Yard 56 in East Baltimore for its first Qualified Opportunity Zone Investment.

December 16, 2018

American workers seek learning and development programs to close skills gap

Unemployment is at its lowest point since 1969 and job openings are at a 17-year high, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a tightened labor market the competition for candidates with the right skill set is soaring. Yet, many workers lack the skills necessary to pursue new opportunities, suggests a new survey from Prudential Financial, Inc.

November 27, 2018

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.

November 15, 2018

Prudential provides aid to Californians impacted by wildfires

In response to the ongoing wildfires throughout California that have devasted communities and displaced thousands, Prudential is committing $100,000 to the California Community Foundation and has launched an employee matching gifts campaign of up to $25,000 to California Fire Foundation.

November 08, 2018

An El Paso military family uproots their lives—but not careers—in move to Alaska

They call Alaska “The Last Frontier” for good reason. For most Americans, the 49th state evokes a frigid wilderness capped with electric-blue glaciers and frozen tundra, with spruce forests overrun by grizzly bears and crystal-clear rivers swimming with salmon. For the Braccos, a military family that was relocated from El Paso, Texas, to Fairbanks a year ago, it’s the polar opposite of everything they’ve ever known.

November 04, 2018

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.

October 19, 2018

For youth living below the poverty line, education is a ladder out

There are about 4.9 million opportunity youth in the U.S.—young people between the ages of 16 and 24 neither in school nor working—who never earned their high school diploma or its equivalent for a wide array of reasons. Many of these youth and their families are living at or below the poverty line, and are among the 40 percent of Americans who are struggling to meet at least one of their basic needs.

September 16, 2018

Prudential commits $1 million in grants to help Hurricane Florence victims

To help those affected by Hurricane Florence and its aftermath, Prudential is supporting relief efforts by committing grants through The Prudential Foundation. Funds will be allocated to national and local organizations that are providing direct response.

September 04, 2018

Youth volunteer awards highlight a powerful force for good

They’ve invented ways to prevent plane crashes and manufacture inexpensive prosthetic limbs. They’ve helped comfort soldiers with PTSD and rebuild communities devastated by fire and hurricanes. They’ve fought hunger and raised money for cancer research. And most are not even old enough to vote.