About Us

Let our expertise round out yours.

Principal connects all kinds of experts—the savvy business leader, the hardworking employee, the thoughtful investor—with the retirement, benefits, and investment insights they need to feel confident taking the next step.

We’re committed to helping more people and businesses make financial progress.

We’re focused on personalized insights to help meet your goals today—and reach your dreams for tomorrow.

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We support you so you can confidently choose and use benefits and create a lifelong plan to build wealth.

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We nurture business growth with retirement plans and benefits that support employees and owners.

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We collaborate with clients to put specialized asset management and investment insights to work.

For more than 140 years, we’ve helped people and businesses confidently reach their goals.

Principal has never stopped learning, growing, and adapting. Today, we continue to lead with our core values. Our culture is powered by people and led by a diverse management team. Our 19,000 employees—located in 27 nations and territories in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America—drive change in their own communities.

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Meaningful investments start at our own front door.

We’re helping build a more inclusive, resilient world by improving access to useful, affordable financial products. Our strategic partnerships, such as our support of a variety of events and athletes to help strengthen access and equity, help bring our values to life. We’re also holding ourselves accountable on measurements including employee inclusion. That includes:

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Leadership positions across all management categories held by women

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Board of Directors members who are diverse, either by gender, race, or national origin

Dan Houston, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer

“We’re helping our customers build a strong financial future while advancing the financial inclusion conversation around the globe.”

Dan Houston, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer

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Principal to announce second quarter 2024 financial results
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