Wanted: 10 Best Companies in America

Enter The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security

The Principal Financial Group® seeks small to medium-sized companies that excel in helping their employees achieve financial security during the 13th annual search for The Principal® 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.

The program showcases the top 10 growing companies (with five-1000 employees) for their commitment to their employees' total financial security. An independent panel of experts selects the winners.

"We're once again searching for America's 10 best companies — those that cultivate a culture of financial security among employees. Principal 10 Best winners realize employee financial security pays off in dividends and makes these companies employers of choice in their regions and industries," says Luke Vandermillen, vice president, The Principal®. "These outstanding companies serve as inspiration for other growing businesses and deserve national recognition, which is why we sponsor this important program each year.

A short and simple entry form allows companies to quickly complete the information needed to enter. Financial professionals are encouraged to work with clients to enter as a way to recognize and celebrate their overall employee financial security.

Winners receive:

  • National and local recognition
  • A $2,500 donation to a local charity
  • The distinction of using the honor for recruiting and retention efforts


  • Entering is simple and free by visiting www.principal.com/10best
  • Companies do not need to be clients of The Principal
  • Deadline for entries is June 1, 2014
  • Winners will be announced in the fall of 2014

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About The Principal 10 Best Companies Program

The Principal 10 Best Companies is a national program that recognizes small- and medium-sized companies that excel at giving their employees a financial edge. Entries for the 2014 recognition will be accepted from April 1 through June 1, 2014. For more information or to enter, visit www.principal.com/10best.

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About the Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal ®)1 is a global investment management leader offering 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. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $483.2 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 19.4 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit www.principal.com.

1 “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

2 As of December 31, 2013.