June 19, 2017

LGBT leaders highlight the many meanings of “worth”

Worth was a recurring theme among the LGBT leaders and allies who spoke at Prudential’s 2016/2017 LGBT Financial Experience Symposium at Prudential Tower in downtown Newark, kicking off Newark’s LGBT Pride Week.

June 15, 2017

Helping veterans and military spouses fight for jobs on the homefront

To celebrate the U.S. Army’s 242nd Birthday, the El Paso Chihuahuas honored Army veterans from Prudential’s El Paso technology center and others who faced the unique challenges that military families know all too well.

June 13, 2017

Working women may be facing a retirement income crisis

An in-depth look at the retirement account balances of men and women by Prudential Retirement reveals an alarming disparity: Even as the fight for equal pay has helped shrink the gender wage gap, retirement savings of working women have fallen far behind men, putting them at great risk of outliving their hard-won earnings.

May 26, 2017

Protect paychecks against the unexpected

You helped friends move their furniture; now you can’t move. That could cost three paychecks.
 

May 24, 2017

On graduation day, students dream big, face down debt

Caps and gowns, hugs and hurrahs, flowers and camera flashes filled the plaza outside The Prudential Center in downtown Newark, N.J., following a recent Rutgers University-Newark commencement ceremony. Many of the Class of 2017 acknowledged the sacrifices made to get them there. Those with student loan debt, however, discussed the sacrifices they have yet to make.

May 19, 2017

Striving to achieve financial wellness for American families

If you were hit with a financial emergency today, like an unexpected medical cost, a car repair, there’s a good chance you couldn’t cover it. In fact, according to a new Prudential report, more than 60 percent of Americans don’t have enough savings to cover a $500 emergency.

May 12, 2017

Beware the health care costs of living longer

Rethinking our ideas behind how—and how much—we need to save for health care in retirement is the main concern of Retirement Planning: Coping with Higher Health Care Costs,” recently published in the Journal of Financial Service Professionals, authored by Prudential’s Brett Berg, an Individual Life Insurance vice president focused on advanced markets, and Dr. Robert Pokorski, vice president and medical director and an internationally renowned expert on longevity.  As advances in nutrition, medicine, and healthy living have extended our average lifespans, a new problem has metastasized—we are outliving the assets we put aside to pay for geriatric and end-of-life care.

May 08, 2017

Don't call her half-hearted: 11-year-old comforts other children through their heart surgeries

Lorelei McIntyre-Brewer is among 10 middle and high school students named the top youth volunteers of the year at Prudential’s 22nd annual Spirit of Community Awards in Washington, D.C. The ceremony was part of a four-day event, where the top two youth volunteers from each state and the District of Columbia came to the nation’s capital to be recognized for their acts of community service.

April 27, 2017

Prudential employee volunteers donate time worth $1 million to communities they serve

Prudential’s support of volunteerism has resulted in employees donating more than 69,000 hours of service in 2016, an increase of 36 percent over the prior year. Last year alone, Prudential’s volunteerism resulted in nearly $1 million in value to communities.

February 14, 2017

Masterpiece of Love film series explores love, loss and recovery

Prudential Financial on Valentine's Day introduced its Masterpiece of Love, a series of short films celebrating life, love, art and the regenerative power of the human spirit.