August 25, 2017

Hardship withdrawals peak in August, operations data analysis reveals

In her 29-year career at Prudential Financial, Inc., Sue Unvarsky has learned the retirement business inside and out—Yet even she was surprised to discover how an internal analysis of transactional volumes revealed a cyclical threat to her customers’ financial futures.

August 09, 2017

Going back to school with a plan to beat student loan debt

For far too many college students entering their senior year, student loan debt is causing more sleepless nights than final exams—but not for Eve Mahaney, a Class of 2018 photography major at Ithaca College and daughter of Jim Mahaney, Prudential’s vice president of strategic initiatives.

August 01, 2017

Filling the skills gap with investments in workforce retraining

What if companies and communities have plenty of good-paying jobs available… but no one able to fill them? It’s not a hypothetical question. There are 6 million unfilled jobs and 6.8 million people looking for employment in America today.  The problem is that the people looking for work do not have the skills needed for the open jobs. This is due to the changing nature of today’s workforce and lack of effective training programs to properly train people in the right skills. 

July 24, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Earnings reports, Fed meeting likely market movers

Earnings from major companies across several sectors as well as a Federal Reserve meeting are likely to be the major movers in a busy week for the markets, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

July 21, 2017

PGIM: Capturing alpha from growing emerging markets will require new investment approach

A radical shift in the forces shaping emerging market growth will require investors to take a different investment approach from what may have worked in the past. Increasingly, discovering investment opportunities will be rooted in the ability to capture the alpha from the new growth drivers, rather than in chasing the beta of the broad universe.

July 17, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Earnings reports will likely be prime market mover this week

A wide spectrum of earnings reports and a fresh round of economic data are likely to be the prime market movers this week, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

June 20, 2017

Talent shortages present opportunities for U.S. hospitals, survey finds

In the next 10 years, the nation’s biggest healthcare crisis may be a serious shortage of specialists, generalist physicians, nurses and other clinicians that will hamper the ability of hospitals to deliver high-quality care.

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.