The Principal Knowledge Center
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. Know more now.
Paying for college can be a huge burden.
Jenny Smith, Financial Services Representative at The Principal, has some tips for parents and students on how to tackle college costs
May 11, 2015
C Corp, S Corp Or LLC? Six Considerations In Making Your Decision
These six considerations will help business owners trying to decide which corporate tax structure will suit them best.
Apr. 2015 – A new paper authored by Jim McCaughan, CEO Principal Global Investors, reveals how four current trends will greatly influence the future of capital markets.
Dec. 2014 – A new report from Principal Real Estate Investors covers key themes expected to drive the U.S. commercial real estate market in 2015, including stronger economic growth in the United States and continued accommodative monetary policy.
Apr. 2015 –But most workers admit they’re behind schedule in planning and saving, according to the 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey. See more key findings.
Apr. 2015 – American workers are feeling more confident in the economy, saving on gas and getting ready for their tax refunds, according to new research from The Principal Financial Well-Being IndexSM: American Workers.
Economic Insights, May 11 - 15:
The U.S. economic data have been frustratingly disappointing. Economic surprises relative to market expectations are the lowest since 2009.
Economic Insights, May 4 - 8:
Fortunately, April’s job market bounce-back is a sign that employers are confident the economy will get back on track after slumping in the first quarter.