Annuities offer a wide range of benefits and features which can make them a good option for helping you reach your future financial goals.

As a nation, we're not ready to retire.1 Collectively, we are short by $4.13 trillion.2

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An investment professional can tell you about the different kinds of annuities, including:

Variable  |  Fixed indexed  |  Immediate  |  Fixed

When you discuss your retirement goals with your advisor, he or she can suggest an annuity — or a combination of annuities — that’s right for your needs.

Your advisor may be aware of different annuity riders or features that can help create smart, tailored and more complete coverage to suit your goals.

Nationwide Lifetime Income

For more information on planning for lifetime income in retirement, check out this video:

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[1] U.S. head of the household, age 25–64.

[2] "Retirement Savings Shortfalls: Evidence From EBRI's Retirement Security Projection Model(trademark)," Jack VanDerhei, EBRI Issue Brief No. 410 (February 2015).

An annuity is a contract you purchase from an insurance company, designed for long-term investing. The values will fluctuate based on investment option performance. Annuities have restrictions and limitations, and fees and charges will vary based on the product. You may be charged a penalty if you take your money out early. Withdrawals may be subject to ordinary income taxes, and if you are under age 59½, you may pay a 10% federal tax penalty. Please remember that investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. All guarantees and protections are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company.