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The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a global investment management leader including retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies.

With a focus on small and medium-sized businesses and global asset management, our goal is to help businesses and people meet their financial goals.

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International Operations

The international operations of The Principal provide a variety of financial services products to meet the needs of growing businesses. Through wholly owned companies and joint venture partnerships, we provide a broad range of financial services in countries around the world.

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Global Asset Management

Principal Global Investors, a diversified asset management organization and a member of the Principal Financial Group®, manages assets primarily for retirement plans and other institutional clients. Our investment capabilities encompass an extensive range of equity, fixed income and real estate investments as well as specialized overlay and advisory services. Visit for more information.

Retirement & Investments

A leading provider of defined contribution plans[1] and total retirement solutions innovator, The Principal® offers a wide range of workplace retirement plans and programs including 401(k), 403(b), defined benefit plans, Employer Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), nonqualified deferred compensation plans, group annuities, SIMPLE & SEP IRAs for non-profit, government, union and for-profit organizations of all sizes.

The Principal offers investment opportunities for individuals as well, including mutual funds, annuities, rollover IRAs, traditional and Roth IRAs, as well as retirement planning and investment tools and education for savers in all life stages.

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As a premier provider of employee benefits, the Principal Financial Group offers group disability, life, vision and dental insurance to growing companies across the United States.

The Principal also offers life and disability insurance for estate planning, business continuation, executive benefits and financial planning for business owners, senior executives and key employees.

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Investment Leadership

Looking for an investment leader you can trust?
Look no further than The Principal.
Here's why.

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