Principal Introduces Tool for Reporting Fair Value Measurements

June 10, 2009 ( - The Principal Financial Group has unveiled an online, user-friendly tool to help retirement plan sponsors comply with the new rules for reporting fair value measurements of plan assets and the process of getting those measurements.

According to a press release, the Fair Value Measurement Analysis Tool walks financial professionals and their clients through the following Fair Value Measurement steps:

  • Education about FAS 157 requirements and plan sponsor fiduciary responsibility,
  • Performing the fair value analysis,
  • FAS 157 disclosures,and
  • Printing and filing valuation information.

The tool is available to plan sponsor clients of The Principal at no additional cost.

More information is available at .