Principal Launches Mobile App for Participants

July 26, 2011 ( - Participants with retirement plan accounts through the Principal Financial Group now have another way to view their account information on the go: Principal Mobile.

The mobile application is available on multiple mobile device types – iPhone, Android and BlackBerry – and allows participants to: 

  • Check account balances, 
  • Track their savings progress, 
  • View their personalized rate of return, and 
  • Review basic account information, including contributions and withdrawals. 


Principal Mobile provides access to multiple retirement plan types including defined contribution, defined benefit, ESOP and nonqualified. Participants can log in to their accounts at to learn more about the mobile application and how to download it.   

An online demo of the application is available on YouTube at