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Right time, right partner

We have the strength and stability to manage today’s market. We support 401 plans such as 401(k), profit-sharing and money purchase; ERISA 403(b) plans; 457(b) plans for 501(c)(3) organizations; and 457(f) plans.

50 years

We’ve been in the retirement plans business for 50 years.2

32,000 plans

We now have nearly 32,000 public, private and not-for-profit plans.2

2.7 million participants

We care for more than 2.7 million participants.2

$220 billion in assets

We hold more than $220 billion in retirement assets.3

Better participant experiences

When it comes to participant outcomes, we’re obsessed. Participants get more than point-in-time considerations from financial wellness and retirement readiness tools. They also get a trusted partner that offers enduring guidance to help drive measurable results over time.

View our educational videos, webinars and other resources.

Learn more about plan options for both “hands off” and “hands on” investors.

Nationwide Account Pledge is our commitment to protect participants if fraud happens.

Plan participants have access to our Retirement Resource Group® to support them with education, enrollment and other services.

Administrative simplicity

You and your plan sponsors don’t need to worry about the weight of plan administration. We give you intuitive, personalized and integrated tools that help provide participant support.

Our long history of serving retirement plans helps us understand how to ease the administrative load you carry.

Our tools make it easy for plan sponsors to access their account and manage their plan.

Our professionals are committed to helping keep plan and participant data safe and secure.

Our service model is built around helping your clients

Because we do this every day, we know how to provide streamlined support to plan sponsors and their staffs. We attract, hire and maintain experienced, knowledgeable associates to serve them best. With Nationwide, plan sponsors get:

  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Certified support by the individuals who service the plan
  • Plan design features that make management easier
  • Modern digital features to help manage plans on the go

Investment options and pricing

When selecting the investment menu for your client's retirement plan, a well-balanced lineup is of critical importance. Whether you plan to build the menu yourself or seek assistance, we have the tools and services to help.

Option 1

Build your own investment

Select from over 1,700 investment options from industry leaders covering all asset classes, including:

Option 2

Use a Fiduciary service

Two levels of service are offered through IRON Fiduciary, LeafHouse Financial or Wilshire Associates:

  • 3(38) fiduciary service
  • 3(21) fiduciary service
Add-on Option

Nationwide ProAccount®

A valuable solution to plan sponsors and participants, this managed account service provides the expertise of an experienced institutional investment firm at no additional cost to the plan.*

Wholesaler support

Our wholesalers are here to support you by:

  • Assisting with closing business
  • Offering prospect plan analysis
  • Helping to prospect ideas and events
  • Providing updates on industry and regulatory trends
  • Providing industry reports
  • Connecting you to TPAs, DCIO partners and other COIs


See what better experiences and administrative simplicity look like.

Fill out our online form to receive a customized retirement plan proposal.

Contact our Solutions Center
For more information, you can reach out to someone at our Retirement Plans Solutions Center at 1-800-626-3112, Option 1, or get in touch.

*Participants electing to enroll in ProAccount are charged an investment advisory fee as more fully described in NIA’s Form ADV Part 2A.

[1] DALBAR Plan Participant Service Award, 2014-2021
[2] Nationwide (December 2023)
[3] Nationwide (March 2024)

Neither Nationwide nor any of its affiliates are related to or affiliated with IRON Fiduciary, LeafHouse Financial, Wilshire Associates, Flex Focus or BlackRock.

Collective Investment Trusts (CITs) are available only to qualified plans and governmental 457(b) plans. They are not mutual funds and are not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Investment Company Act of 1940. CIT investments are not insured by the FDIC or any other government agency, are not deposits of, or other obligation of, or guaranteed by any other bank or entity, and are subject to risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.

Retirement Resource Group includes Retirement Specialists and Personal Retirement Counselors. Retirement Specialists are registered representatives of Nationwide Investment Services, member FINRA, Columbus, OH. The information they provide is for educational purposes only and is not legal, tax or investment advice. Personal Retirement Counselors are registered representatives of Nationwide Securities LLC, member FINRA, SIPC, DBA Nationwide Advisory Services LLC in AR, NY, TX and WY. Securities and Investment Advisory Services are offered through Nationwide Securities LLC, member FINRA, SIPC, and a Registered Investment Advisor DBA Nationwide Advisory Services LLC in AR, NY, TX and WY. Representative of Nationwide Life Insurance Company, affiliated companies and other companies.

Guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance companies. 

Provisions of these options may vary based on plan selection and/or by state regulation. These investment options may not be available in all states.

Nationwide Investment Advisors, LLC (NIA) provides investment advice to plan participants enrolled in Nationwide ProAccount. NIA is an SEC-registered investment adviser and a Nationwide affiliate.

NIA assesses participants an asset-based fee for the managed account services.

Retirement products are offered by Nationwide Trust Company, FSB or Nationwide Life Insurance Company.

Nationwide ProAccount and Retirement Resource Group are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and/or its affiliates, unless otherwise disclosed. Third-party marks that appear in this message are the property of their respective owners. © 2024 Nationwide