May 07, 2019

Prudential Financial, Rutgers-Newark partner to cultivate Newark change makers

NEWARK, N.J., May 7, 2019 – Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor announced today that Prudential Financial has committed $10 million to the Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) at Rutgers-Newark – the largest donation ever to Rutgers-Newark – to create the Prudential Scholars Program for Newark residents.

May 06, 2019

Building robots, and a future in STEM, for kids like her

The robots 15-year-old Aja Capel and her students build can follow complex commands, drive around, perform feats of strength, even battle other robots. But don’t worry—she’s not looking to build a robot army. Instead, she’s developing a diverse workforce of scientists and engineers that defy expectations—just like her. 

May 06, 2019

What happens if you’re unable to work?

Workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) do not cover most challenges workers are likely to face, new Prudential-sponsored research finds.

April 29, 2019

Implications of a U.S.-China Trade Deal: Who Wins? Who Loses?

As the United States and China work toward a resolution of the ongoing trade war, an important question is whether the agreement will achieve any appreciable further opening of the Chinese economy and, if so, how such gains will be distributed across China’s trading partners.

April 25, 2019

QMA’s Q2 2019 Outlook & Review

Despite the global growth slowdown, QMA projects that the general trend should be up near term, underpinned by central bank dovishness, and reasonably attractive valuations, as detailed in its latest Outlook & Review.

April 23, 2019

Prudential Financial announces $180 million global investment to solve complex challenges facing opportunity youth, promoting financial wellness of the next generation

Doubling down on its commitment to make lives better by solving the financial challenges of our changing world, Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) is committing more than $180 million through 2025 to support young people aged 15-29 worldwide who lack access to school, training or regular jobs – a segment of the global population often referred to as opportunity youth. This is the largest financial private-sector investment in this group.

April 17, 2019

PGIM Fixed Income’s second quarter outlook: ‘Whiplash!’ and ‘Back From the Brink—But What Next?’

PGIM Fixed Income's Q2 outlook examines the conditions that may affect market performance after a strong Q1, the factors supporting global economic growth, and the forward trends of each fixed income sector.

April 11, 2019

Gig workers face unique challenges paying taxes, new Prudential poll finds

This week is crunch time for those who have yet to file their taxes, and though most of us look forward to the annual accounting dance about as much as we look forward to a root canal, America’s 15.5 million independent workers find it even more stressful and complicated than the rest of us.

April 11, 2019

Prudential expands financial wellness capabilities to address Americans’ most pressing financial needs

NEWARK, N.J., April 11, 2019 - Prudential Financial, Inc. announced the introduction of a range of new financial wellness solutions to help address the most pressing financial challenges facing American consumers.

April 08, 2019

A resolve to help, strengthened after the Sandy Hook shooting

There’s no shortage of opportunities for Diane Beebe to help in her hometown of Cornwall, Connecticut, and the surrounding region. For her efforts—845 hours to be exact—Beebe was named Prudential’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year.