Nationwide Expands BEST of AMERICA Platform

October 9, 2001 ( - Nationwide Financial now offers retirement plans access to multiple fund families with the addition of The BEST of AMERICA NAV (Net Asset Value) Elect to its BEST of AMERICA Group Pension Series.

The expanded program, offered through financial planners and third party administrators, will offer access to more than 25 funds from six fund houses.

The BEST of AMERICA NAV Elect targets plans with $5 million to $10 million in plan assets. The program itself carries no asset fees or termination charges, though trust and custodial charges may apply.

The BEST of AMERICA Retirement Resource, Nationwide’s flagship retirement plan program, offers more than 300 investment options from name-brand money managers and a self-directed brokerage option.