The Principal Financial Group & The Inc. 500 | 5000 Conference

The Principal Financial Group® is honored once again to be a presenting sponsor of the Inc. 500 | 5000 Conference, celebrating the accomplishments of the country’s fastest-growing privately held companies.

We’re proud to offer esteemed business owners like you exclusive insights to help you take your business even further.

For example, 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?

At The Principal, we support business owners with the right products and services and with experienced advisors who help set you up for success. We stay tuned in to your needs not by relying on industry standards, but by talking directly to you and your peers.

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 a sneak peek at 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. 


Why Work with The Principal?

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.

The 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.

See what we offer, or find an advisor near you to talk about how The Principal can best serve your business’ needs.

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