The online center is available to all Prudential Retirement clients and their participants and is structured to help participants effectively grow and manage their retirement accounts, Prudential said in a news release.
“With Signature Online, plan participants receive valuable, practical information on a wide range of important topics, including retirement planning, investment management, tax- and estate-planning, and college savings,” said Phil Waldeck, senior vice president of Products & Advisory Services, Prudential Retirement, in the news release. “Even more important – and consistent with our overall approach to education and communication – all the information can be tailored to each participant’s distinct set of financial circumstances and needs.”
According to Prudential, Signature Online features:
- educational articles on current financial trends and strategies, focusing on topics of particular importance to effective retirement planning
- interactive online courses including those on asset allocation techniques, estate planning, and college funding
- financial calculators to help estimate the retirement income participants will need
- frequently asked questions to help participants understand the fundamentals of, and issues related to, effective retirement planning.
In addition, the Signature Online center provides information on such retirement-related topics as improving credit, minimizing taxes, and choosing retirement vehicles outside the workplace, including Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), the announcement said.