Des Moines, Iowa  |  Wednesday, September 11th, 2019  -  Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Welcome Roy and Angela from CHS!
Welcome Roy and Angela from CHS!
Please explore this website created to provide you with information about your visit to Principal®. We are passionate about helping people save enough and have enough in retirement and we’re excited for you to experience all that is Principal.

About Principal®

Our expertise spans the globe, but we’re bound by one common purpose: to give you the financial tools, resources and information you need to live your best life.

Our story

We got tired of corporate videos that were, well, too corporate. So, here’s us. In two minutes.

A little bit more about us

  • Retirement plans: #1 provider of Defined Benefit retirement plans1, #1 recordkeeper of Employee Stock Ownership Plans2, and #1 provider of Nonqualified Deferred Compensation plans3, Top 3 Defined Contribution provider12
  • Insurance: The #3 provider of group benefits (dental, life and disability) insurance4
  • Workplace culture: America’s Best Employers For Women5, Best Place to Work in Money Management6, Best Place to Work in Information Technology7, One of America’s Best Employers7, and one of the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women10
  • Company ethics: One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies7
We have $667.8 billion11 in assets under management, and you can trust us to manage your money, too. Join our customers worldwide, whom we serve through a national (U.S.) network of financial professionals and a diverse family of companies with offices in 19 countries.


1. PLANSPONSOR DB Administration Survey, May 2017
2. Based on the number of plans, PLANSPONSOR Recordkeeping Survey, June 2017
3. Based on total number of NQDC plans, PLANSPONSOR Recordkeeping Survey, June 2017
4. Based on 2016 LIMRA data on fully insured employer contracts in force, May 2017
5. Forbes, 2018
6. Pensions & Investments, “The Best Places to Work in Money,” 2017
7. Computerworld, 2018
8. Ethisphere Institute, 2018
9. Forbes, 2017
10. National Association for Female Executives, 2018
11. As of September 30, 2018
12. Pro-foma calculations based upon data as of December 31, 2017 provided by PLANSPONSOR 2018 Recordkeeping Survey and inclusive of shock lapse and new sales assumptions

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Insurance products and plan administrative services provided through Principal Life Insurance Co. Principal Funds, Inc. is distributed by Principal Funds Distributor, Inc. Securities offered through Principal Securities, Inc., 800-547-7754, member SIPC and/or independent broker-dealers. Principal Life, Principal Funds Distributor, Inc. and Principal Securities are members of the Principal Financial Group®, Des Moines, Iowa 50392. 

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