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Sep 15, 2020, 11:25 ET Housing market, after a COVID recession hit, stages a massive comeback

Despite millions of job losses and spiking mortgage delinquencies, data from the latest Health of Housing Markets Report (HoHM Report) from...


Sep 14, 2020, 14:34 ET As Pandemic and Systemic Pressures Impact Retirement Savings, Advisors and Financial Professionals Favor Key Provision of SECURE Act: Nearly Two-Thirds Likely to Adopt In-Plan Guarantees

As the pandemic's impact collides with powerful systemic pressures putting more responsibility on individuals to save for retirement, Americans'...


Sep 03, 2020, 10:00 ET Concerned about their businesses, middle market customers are reassessing their insurance needs; but struggle understanding their coverage

Nearly 8 in 10 middle market business owners are concerned about making it through the economic downturn, and they're reassessing their businesses'...


Aug 31, 2020, 14:26 ET Nationwide® and the National Council on Aging offer new Medicare plan assessment tool

Nationwide® has partnered with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to offer a free, self-service website to help consumers and financial...


Aug 20, 2020, 10:15 ET New Study Shows Small Business Owners Need Guidance More Urgently than Independent Agents May Recognize

New Agent Authority* research from Nationwide* found that small business owners would benefit from more tailored and frequent insurance advice as...


Aug 17, 2020, 09:07 ET Nationwide announces launch of new Nationwide Defined Protection(SM) Annuity registered index-linked annuity

Nationwide, one of the strongest, diversified, Fortune 100 insurance and financial services companies, joins with product development partner...


Aug 12, 2020, 10:00 ET Nationwide® and Compassion Society Benefits Launch First Caregiver Solution for Paid Family Leave Insurance

According to a recent survey conducted by the Nationwide Retirement Institute1, more than four in ten Americans are concerned the pandemic will...


Aug 06, 2020, 10:00 ET Are Independent Agents Meeting Customer Needs? New Study Identifies Potential Gaps

The latest in Nationwide's Agent Authority research found that economic uncertainty and unpredictable markets have forced business owners and...


Aug 05, 2020, 13:30 ET Nationwide to waive fees for eligible retirement plans to help sponsors address COVID-19 impact

As Americans and American businesses continue to struggle with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nationwide Retirement Plans has taken...


Jul 31, 2020, 16:05 ET Nationwide Announces Fund Closure

Nationwide announced today that the Board of Trustees of ETF Series Solutions (the "Trust") has determined to close and liquidate the Nationwide...


Jul 30, 2020, 09:30 ET Pandemic has adults across generations more concerned about retirement and Social Security

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dire impact on American's plans for retirement. More than a third of Americans (38%) say their retirement plans have...


Jul 27, 2020, 15:16 ET Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF breaks the $100 million threshold

At a time when interest rates are pervasively near historic lows and income investors are concerned about heightened market uncertainty, the...


Jul 22, 2020, 12:00 ET Nationwide Makes Additional Investment in Housing Initiative to End Systemic Racial Discrimination

In an effort to address systemic racism and make homeownership a reality for more Black and Hispanic families, Nationwide is announcing a $1 million, ...


Jul 14, 2020, 10:00 ET Nationwide Foundation focusing on Columbus' Linden neighborhood in 2020 Pediatric Innovation Fund gift to Nationwide Children's Hospital

Funding for a proven community health and economic improvement program that will concentrate efforts on Columbus' Linden neighborhood is a key focus...


Jul 09, 2020, 09:40 ET Nationwide Joins the Verisk Data Exchange™ to Drive Usage-Based Insurance Solutions

Many drivers of connected vehicles now have a simpler, faster way to get insurance and earn discounts. Thanks to a new partnership with Verisk...


Jul 01, 2020, 10:01 ET July 4 celebrations result in more lost pets than any other day of the year

As Americans prepare to celebrate the birth of our nation, Nationwide is reminding pet owners of the impacts those festivities can have on their pets....


Jun 29, 2020, 15:03 ET Nationwide Successfully Completes Transition to Fully Independent Agency Model

On July 1, Nationwide makes history by completing its 18-month transition to operate as a fully independent agency carrier. More than 99% of the...


Jun 24, 2020, 09:30 ET Financial impact of COVID-19 has many Americans reevaluating their retirement plans

Given this year's tax deadline is extended to July 15, now is an ideal time for consumers to reevaluate their retirement plans, assess how COVID-19...


Jun 22, 2020, 09:00 ET 41 fire departments to receive life-saving grain rescue tubes through Nationwide safety program

Every year, thousands of farmers and commercial grain handlers risk their lives by entering grain bins to remove clumped or rotted grain. As rural...


Jun 16, 2020, 09:00 ET Housing market buffeted by the coronavirus and economic shutdown, but the outlook is brighter

Data from the latest Health of Housing Markets Report (HoHM Report) from Nationwide economics finds that housing sustainability in the U.S. has...


Jun 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Nationwide Introduces New Nationwide Lifetime Income Rider+SM (L.inc+) Suite to Provide Protected Retirement Income with Greater Choice and Flexibility

Investors say that being unable to retire as planned is among their top three financial concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than half...


Jun 12, 2020, 12:00 ET Nationwide making an additional $1 million investment to fight racism, promote economic equality

Reasserting its commitment to justice and equality, Nationwide is making additional investments to combat racism and promote economic empowerment. On ...


Apr 29, 2020, 13:30 ET Nationwide announces permanent shift in workplace, work-from-home strategy

Nationwide announced today a plan to permanently transition to a hybrid operating model that comprises primarily working-from-office in four main...


Apr 22, 2020, 10:30 ET New Study Shows Majority of Americans Fear Contracting COVID-19 More Than Facing a Recession

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic is upending the global economy, driving unprecedented market volatility and record jobless claims, a clear majority of...


Apr 09, 2020, 14:00 ET Nationwide offers $50 rapid relief premium refund to all auto policyholders

Due to the hardship households are experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nationwide announced today it is offering a one-time premium...