Prudential Financial, Inc. provides insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to individual and institutional customers in the United States and internationally. The company principally offers life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, and investment management products. Its U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division offers individual variable and fixed annuity products; recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investments services; and guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, institutional and retail notes, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities. This division also provides investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The company’s U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable life, term life, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. This division also sells accidental death and dismemberment and other ancillary coverage, as well as provides plan administrative services. Prudential Financial, Inc.’s International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products. The company serves its customers through third-party broker-dealers, dependent financial planners, third-party financial advisors, brokers, benefits consultants, wirehouses, banks, general agencies, producer groups, life planners, and life consultants. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.