Posts by Dan Houston, President – Retirement, Insurance & Financial Services, the Principal Financial Group

Carrying the Torch for Retirement Security



I love everything about the Olympics, in particular what it showcases – sportsmanship, patriotism, and uncompromising dedication. I can’t help being inspired by the countless examples of focus, endurance and strength. To me, the Olympics stretch the boundaries of what is possible. There is real…

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Save Yourself: Keys to a Secure Retirement



$2.4 trillion. That’s what U.S. households spent on credit cards in 2012 – more than 10 times the amount employees contributed to 401(k)s and other private defined contribution retirement (DC) plans. While some of that spend was clearly for necessities, more than 100 million flat screen…

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