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The latest insights from our experts on attitudes, behaviors and trends that impact long-term financial security. Thought leaders from across the globe provide data analysis, research and perspective on the economy, investment management, retirement security and more. 

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Our experts analyze financial news and trends face to face in a regular roundtable discussion. They highlight issues for advisors to consider before their clients ask tough questions.

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A retirement crisis of potentially immense proportions looms in India’s future. Learn about the challenges facing India and recommended solutions to help increase retirement security for all.

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There are those who would call retirement security a crisis. Find out what Dan Houston thinks the three major global challenges are and what we must consider as we work to clear a path to financial security for everyone.

Principal Financial Group® released findings from the Principal Financial Well-Being Index, the survey shows a record 58% are feeling optimistic about the economic outlook for 2018. 

This research report argues that the success of emerging markets at ensuring retirement security will increasingly depend on their success at building robust voluntary pension systems.

According to the Principal Financial Well-Being IndexSM, 32% of American Workers will primarily shop online for holiday gifts, up from 20% last year.