Why Principal?

Industry expertise with over 140 years experience in financial services

We’ve come a long way in the retirement industry.

140+ Years experience in financial services

Since our inception in 1879, we have weathered many storms. Today, we employ approximately 19,000 employees worldwide serving people and companies in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America to build and protect their financial well-being.

206 Ranking in FORTUNE 500®

A member of FORTUNE 500® company, we’re known for our innovative ideas and real-life solutions that help customers make financial progress, no matter their income or portfolio size. Ranked 206 in 2021.

55+ million customers worldwide

With our excellent customer service, and expertise in retirement, insurance, and asset management our customers have grown steadily over the years. (September 2022)

US$608 billion assets under management

You can trust us to manage your money. (September 2022)