Planning for Retirement: The Role of 401(k)s in Retirement Income

Planning for Retirement: The Role of 401(k)s in Retirement Income

This paper summarizes Prudential-sponsored research by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College on the role of 401(k)s in providing retirement income among low, middle, and high income households, and determines the 401(k) savings rates that can help meet retirement income objectives.
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Managing Financial Risk in Retirement and Benefits Programs

Managing Financial Risk in Retirement and Benefits Programs

Prudential and CFO Research partner for the fifth time to survey senior finance executives from a range of U.S. companies to help identify trends in the evolution of retirement and benefits strategies.
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Financial Experience & Behaviors Among Women

Financial Experience & Behaviors Among Women

In our eighth biennial study, Prudential explores the financial preparedness of women and how factors such as professional advice, generational differences, and social media can affect financial experiences and behaviors.
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Financial Planning Considerations for Same-Sex Couples After <i>Windsor</i>

Financial Planning Considerations for Same-Sex Couples After Windsor

As the result of a Supreme Court ruling, financial planning strategies and employee benefit options once available only to opposite-sex married couples are now available for same-sex married couples.
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Innovative Strategies to Help Maximize Social Security Benefits

Innovative Strategies to Help Maximize Social Security Benefits

Updated for 2012, this paper includes claiming strategies that divorced or widowed individuals can use to maximize their lifetime Social Security benefits. A short video summarizes the strategies outlined in the paper.
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Retirement

White papers, research, and other materials on retirement issues and solutions.

Stable Value Products: An Increasingly Important Component of the U.S. Retirement Market
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What Employers Lose in the Shift from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution Plans...and How to Get it Back
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Better Participant Outcomes Through In-Plan Guaranteed Retirement Income
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Group Benefits

Information and solutions for employers to enhance and optimize the delivery of workplace benefits.

Seventh Annual Study of Employee Benefits: Today & Beyond Small Market Employer Summary
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Voluntary Benefits: A Critical Tool for Improving Employees’ Financial Wellness
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Controlling the Uncontrollable: How Return to Work Programs Reduce Costs and Boost Productivity
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Institutional Investments

Research on a variety of asset classes, including fixed income, real estate, and equity.

Economic and Market Outlook
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Fixed Income Market Outlook
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Real Estate U.S. Quarterly
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Annuities, Life Insurance, and Mutual Funds

White papers, research, and other materials on selected financial products.

Should Americans Be Insuring Their Retirement Income?
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The Life Insurance Coverage Gap: Strategies for Financial Professionals to Close the Gap
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Why Do Individuals Retire When They Do and What Does it Mean for Their Retirement Security?
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