Our Company

We give you an edge.

The Principal is a global investment management leader, offering retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management for individuals, businesses and institutional clients around the world.

With a universal mission of creating long-term financial security and stability, our strategic global reach, and comprehensive expertise across a range of retirement savings and insurance solutions help us give our clients and customers a financial edge.

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Learn more about our company, get to know our leaders, read up on our policies and browse information about becoming a Principal supplier.

Company Overview

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Becoming a Supplier

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Get familiar with our policies on reporting fraud and linking to other websites, as well as our Business Continuity Planning and anti-money laundering measures.

Get to know The Principal

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"Growing businesses are the backbone of our economy. For more than 40 years, The Principal® has supported the needs of business owners so their companies can continue to thrive and fuel the economy."

Steve Whitty, VP, Corporate Marketing, Des Moines, IA