Principal & The Inc. 500 | 5000 Conference

Principal® is proud to sponsor the Inc. 500 | 5000 Conference, celebrating the accomplishments of the country’s fastest-growing privately held companies.

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We partner with Inc. because we understand that business owners like you are the backbone of the U.S. economy—and helping to support your business’ growth is one of our greatest strengths.

Principal is an industry leader in retirement solutions, offering a wide range of plans to fit the needs of your business and a strong commitment to retirement readiness and education.

We also offer individual and group insurance coverage through our diverse family of financial services companies to give your benefit design an edge.

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Take your business further.

Did you know that business owners who work with a financial professional are significantly more likely to have surplus capital than those who don’t?

We’re excited to offer esteemed business owners like you insights like this—and many more—to help you take your business even further.

The Principal Financial Well-Being IndexSM: Business Owners surveyed 600 business owners around the country to find out how they feel about the economy and their business financials. Here’s what we heard:

  • 45% are optimistic about the economy, up from 40% last year and 31% in 2013
  • 92% say the health of their business is growing or stable
  • 65% have added staff in the past 12 months
  • 74% have surplus capital

Want more? Download the full report and check out our exclusive commentary below from Senior Vice President of Specialty Benefits, Amy Friedrich.

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