If you're on the fence about enrolling, find out why it might be a great decision.

When you’re ready to enroll, you’ll need your:

  • Social Security number
  • Employer name
  • Annual salary
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There are IRS limits to the standard and catch-up deferrals you can make to your plan.

How much should I save from each check?

It comes down to "as much as you can." What you can afford.

What should you invest in?

Stocks, mutual funds, bonds & more – there are so many options. So much to understand.

How do you want to handle making investment decisions?

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Option 1: Do it myself

Make some of the decisions yourself after you get some help from My Investment Planner. It shows you some options that might fit your investing style and tolerance for risk.

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Option 2: Help me do it

Select a Target Date Fund that aligns with the year closest to when you think you will start taking distributions.

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Option 3: Do it for me

For a fee, a Nationwide ProAccount® professional picks investments for you and manages them over time, to help you stay on target with your goals. Learn more about Nationwide ProAccount.

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Participation Agreement

Enroll in your plan

Print the 401(a) form
Print the 457(b) form

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Already enrolled in a plan but don’t have an online account yet?