BBB Accredited Business Profile

Principal Financial Group

Principal Financial Group

(515) 247-5111

Principal Financial Group

138 years in business
711 High Street
Des Moines, IA 50392-0001
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (800) 986-3343
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1948
Business Started: 07/01/1879
Business Incorporated: 07/11/1968 in IA
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Randy Johnson, Government Relations Paralegal Analyst
Contact Information
  • Dan Houston, President/CEO
  • Eva Sweet, Vice President-Corporate Relations
Business Category
  • Insurance - Life
  • Annuities
  • Investment Securities
  • Mutual Funds
  • Retirement Planning Service
  • Real Estate Investors

Additional Information
  • The BBB has received notice of a sweepstakes scam involving the illegal use of the Principal Financial Group logo and Principal Life Insurance Company name and address as the issuer of fraudulent checks.
Products & Services
This company offers a wide variety of products and services: life insurance, health insurance, banking, investment opportunities, residential mortgages, and group benefits.
Alternate Business Names
  • Principal Life Insurance Co
  • Principal Bank
  • Principal Global Investors
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BBB reports on known significant government actions involving the business's marketplace conduct.
BBB reports on a company that is out of business for three years from the date the company closes its doors or ceases to do business.
BBB reports on unauthorized use of the Better Business Bureau's name and/or logo for as long as the business continues to use it in any advertising, or for one year after the business ceases any repeated unauthorized uses.
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Principal Financial Group

Principal Financial Group


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