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The Principal Financial Group(R) seeks small to medium-sized companies that excel in helping their employees achieve financial security during the 14th annual search for The Principal(R) 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.

The program showcases the top 10 growing companies (with five-1,000 employees) for their commitment to their employees’ total financial security. An independent panel of experts selects the winners through a blind judging process. New this year, additional companies will be recognized with Honorable Mentions. This honor will be chosen by the judges as a special recognition of merit.

“Time and again we see that companies who ‘walk the walk’ have more satisfied employees and are better able to compete for top talent,” said Luke Vandermillen, vice president, The Principal(R). “We’re once again searching for this year’s all-stars; small to mid-sized businesses across the country and across industries that set the bar for other growing businesses.”

A short and simple entry form allows companies to quickly complete the information needed to enter. Financial professionals are encouraged to work with clients to enter as a way to recognize and celebrate their overall employee financial security.

Winners receive:

  • National and local recognition
  • A pass to the 2015 Inc. 5000 Conference
  • A $2,500 donation to a local charity
  • The distinction of using the honor for recruiting and retention efforts


  • Entering is simple and free by visiting
  • Companies do not need to be clients of The Principal
  • Deadline for entries is May 31, 2015
  • Winners will be announced in the fall of 2015

For more research, analysis and insights from The Principal, visit The Principal Knowledge Center and connect with us on Twitter.

About The Principal 10 Best Companies Program
The Principal 10 Best Companies is a national program that recognizes small- and medium-sized companies that excel at giving their employees a financial edge. Entries for the 2015 recognition will be accepted from April 13-May 31, 2015. For more information or to enter, visit

About the Principal Financial Group
The Principal Financial Group(R) (The Principal(R))1 is a global investment management leader offering retirement services, insurance solutions and asset management. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, asset management and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. Founded in 1879 and a member of the FORTUNE 500(R), the Principal Financial Group has $519.3 billion in assets under management2 and serves some 19.7 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit

1 “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.
2 As of Dec. 31, 2014.

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