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Offering your employees a strong benefits package is a smart move. It can provide the protection they need and help set you apart from the competition.

Who's the Principal Benefit Design ToolSM for?

Any employer, for-profit or non-profit, with 3-100 employees who's looking to build a solid benefits package that supports employees and helps the organization attract and retain talent.

Why use it?

  • Uncover the benefits similarly sized organizations in your industry and region offer
  • Explore employee benefits beyond medical insurance
  • See if you're competitive with other employers

What will you get?

Answer a few questions about your benefits and get:

  • Easy to read, visual comparisons
  • Results you can download or email
  • An output you can share with leadership, your employees and your financial representative

This resource won't compare costs or provide a quote.

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Insurance

Insurance doesn't need to be complicated. Get a better understanding of how it works.

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Disability insurance
Life insurance
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Retirement

Give your employees financial security with a plan that helps them save enough for their financial future.

Learn more about:

Qualified retirement plans

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About the PrincipalBenefit Design ToolSM: Each employer benefit will be compared against similar sized Principal® customers in your industry and region.

This is the average result experienced by defined contribution plans and/or group insurance customers of Principal Life Insurance Company. Comparison data is updated annually, and results are accurate as of Dec. 31, 2018. Choices made by employers, fiduciaries and participants impact the results. Organizations may consider the average, along with other factors, when deciding which features best suit your needs. For defined contribution plans, we strive to include a minimum of 100 plans of similar size in your industry and region.   

This information is provided for general education and is not intended as a recommendation. 

This summary is not a complete statement of the rights, benefits, limitations and exclusions of the insurance described here. For cost and coverage details, contact your Principal representative.  

Insurance products and plan administrative services provided through Principal Life Insurance Co. Securities offered through Principal Securities, Inc., 800-547-7754, member SIPC and/or independent broker-dealers. Principal Life, and Principal Securities are members of the Principal Financial Group®, Des Moines, Iowa 50392.  

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