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    Allianz, Pimco targeted in class-action 401(k) suit

    … suits against Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. , Aegon (the parent company of Transamerica Corp.) and Principal Financial Group . Nichols Kaster filed suit against BB&T Corp. last month on behalf of that company's 401(k) participants …

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    Asset allocation: Survival of the fleetest - InvestmentNews

    … conducted by CREATE-Research and sponsored by the Principal Financial Group . Asset allocation: Survival of the fleetest ..... conducted by CREATE-Research and sponsored by the Principal Financial Group . First Name

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    Fidelity throws its weight behind longevity annuities

    … far in the future, as late as in the client's 80s.Fidelity said its network will include offerings from Principal Financial Group , the Guardian Life Insurance Co. and MetLife Inc.Despite a low-interest-rate environment that's been tough …

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    Which of your adviser peers made the short list for the Community Leadership Awards?

    … Society, Michael Velazquez of U.S. Wealth of California for Arturo Sandoval Institute, John Joseph Sitarz of Principal Financial Group for Hope 4 Youth, Colleen Schon of Anthem Advisors of Raymond James for The Alexander Foundation, and Michael …

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    Massachusetts' Galvin to investigate alternative fund sales by advisers

    Sales of 25 top 'liquid alts' mutual funds will come under greater scrutiny from the state regulator.

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    Broker-dealers face administrative hurdles in rollout of QLAC annuity

    Confusion remains over who ensures the contract purchase meets Treasury's guidelines.

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    Preparing portfolios for a rising rate environment - InvestmentNews

    Start conversations with current and potential clients about preparing for rising interest rates with this new white paper from Principal Funds.

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    Outlook remains positive for global listed real estate - InvestmentNews

    This white paper from Principal Global Investors discusses opportunities in the real estate securities market and shares insights on the best approach for exploiting pricing inefficiencies.

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    Deferred-income annuities grab spotlight from traditional variable annuities

    … industry's rapid growth can be attributed to more products from more participants, including QLAC manufacturers Principal Financial Group and American International Group Inc., according to Mr. Montminy. Three insurers — New York Life, Mass-Mutual and Northwestern …

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    Effects of market conditions on fixed income

    The impact of rising interest rates; a new white paper from Principal Financial Group . Behavioral finance: Why do investors make the wrong moves at the wrong times? Feb 5 Advisers constantly deal with a baffling …

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    Taking over an adviser's book can be a risky venture

    … that adviser. (More: Advisory firms aren't worth as much as advisers think)The partners, advisers with Principal Financial Group in Cedar Falls, Iowa, took over the business of a second retiring adviser in 2013. Both of the advisers the partners …

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    Rethinking the traditional retirement income glide path

    … headaches out of the bucket strategy Oct 26, 2014 @ 12:01 am By Mary Beth Franklin + Zoom A few years ago, the Principal Financial Group published a white paper comparing two of the most popular retirement income strategies: systematic withdrawals …

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    MassMutual raises retirement game with hiring spree

    … directors MassMutual announced Wednesday include:• Brian Cahal, who will focus on southern Ohio and hails from Principal Financial Group .• Will Deyoung, who's been promoted to regional sales director after serving as regional sales consultant at MassMutual …

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    Life insurers show their hands with new VA filings

    … benefit]; you can take it sooner. It's more of a win-win.” In another first quarter development, The Principal Financial Group filed an exchange offer with the SEC to kick in on Dec. 31, 2013 — making it available on Jan. 20 of this …

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    Principal CEO scoffs at private equity in 401(k)s

    … Private equity funds are probably too complicated for the average investor's retirement account, according to Principal Financial Group Inc., which provides the plans to 3.8 million people. “When people start talking about ETFs and liquid alts …