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7,000 U.S. companies use ESOPs to create ownership



I’ve always been fascinated with space travel and the awe-inspiring feat of sending 12 American men to the moon. The dangerous and complex nature of space travel was never more evident as on April 13, 1970, when an oxygen tank exploded on the Apollo 13 service module, sparking a life threatening…

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27 years. Time flies when you are having fun.



January marked 27 years for me at the Principal Financial Group®.  Not bad for a job I expected to keep for two years and then move somewhere warm.  Of course, 27 years ago it was Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company (the company didn’t demutualize until 2001). It has been quite a ride. …

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