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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.

The Retirement Income Dilemma—An In-Plan Solution shows how an in-plan deferred income annuity (DIA) can help future retirees manage more retirement income risks.

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The developed world may be leading the way into humanity’s graying future, but much of the developing world is not far behind.