Retirement.com domain name acquired by Prudential Financial Inc. and now redirects to Prudential.com website. The whois information of domain is showing as MarkMonitor however nameservers are resolving to the owner company.
Prudential Financial Inc. is an American “Fortune Global 500” and “Fortune 500” company whose subsidiaries provide insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both retail and institutional customers throughout the United States and in over 30 other countries. Prudential is composed of hundreds of subsidiaries and holds more than $2 trillion of life insurance. The company uses the Rock of Gibraltar as its logo. Source: Wikipedia
The premium generic domain name Retirement.com was owned by Nat Cohen’s Telepathy Inc. company. Our good friend at DotWeekly broke the news, who also announced earlier in January 2016 that Retirement.com had changed hands but the corporate buyer was unknown at that point in time.
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