Just ask Alexa

Meet our newest spokesperson. Well, not exactly person … it’s Alexa! And she’s now full of retirement planning and financial tips from Principal®.

Get the Principal Flash Briefing skill now

Just ask Alexa

Meet our newest spokesperson. Well, not exactly person… it’s Alexa! And she’s now full of retirement planning and financial tips from Principal.

Get the Principal Flash Briefing skill now

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Enable

It's pretty quick and simple. Enable the skill by saying, “Alexa, enable Principal Flash Briefing.”

 

Haven't downloaded the Amazon Alexa app yet?

Create

Just say “Learn my voice” and follow the instructions to create a voice profile. This way when Alexa recognizes your voice, Flash Briefing skips the tips you’ve already heard.

Ask

Ask her, “Alexa, what's my flash briefing?” This way, each week you'll get tidbits that can help you in the moment.

Learn

Having a retirement account with us gives you access to Principal, ARAG and Enrich resources. Dive deeper below and better prepare for the life you want — both now and later.

Learn

With a Principal retirement account, you have access to the ARAG and Enrich resources. Dive deeper and better prepare for the life you want — both now and later.

This week's tip from us

It’s day one at your job. Or maybe it’s day “too many to count.” Either way, there are three things that can help get you closer to kickin’ back and relaxin’ some day. Save some of your salary for retirement, stick to a budget and find a financial professional and pick his or her brain. It’s never too early, or too late, to master your money.

Watch our Principal webinar —3 tips to stay on track.

Paying off student loans

10.4.18

Recent college grads owe about 37K on average on their student loans. Who has that kind of coin lying around? Here are a couple of ways you can show off your smarts by paying down that debt faster. When you can, pay more than the monthly minimum. Or, if you get a raise, a tax refund or any unexpected money, you may want to put it toward your loan.

Read more from Principal on tackling student loans.

Saving for retirement

10.13.18

Hey, did you leave some money on the table? No, not your spare change. I mean big money. If your employer offers a match on your retirement account, make sure you are taking full advantage. Keep increasing your savings at least until you reach the full match.

Calculate saving now vs later via Enrich.

Managing debt

11.10.18

Are you headed toward the debt danger zone? Sounds scary, right? You can turn things around. If you live paycheck to paycheck, worry about paying bills and carry balances on several credit cards, take your first step toward freedom from the zone. Make a list of all those pesky debts so you can set a plan of attack.

Watch our Principal webinar for more insight.

Saving for Retirement

Building a budget

9.30.18

It’s day one at your job. Or maybe it’s day “too many to count.” Either way, there are three things that get you closer to kickin’ back and relaxin’ some day. Save some of your salary for retirement, stick to a budget and find a financial professional and pick his or her brain. It’s never too early, or too late, to master your money.

Watch our Principal webinar —3 tips to stay on track.

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