Consultants staffing the desk can:
- provide strategies to address the financial challenges and risks clients face in retirement,
- offer case design assistance and customized illustrations, and
- serve as a consultant for advisers during client point-of-sale meetings.
The company said it had gotten more than 25,000 inquiries during the desk’s pilot phase beginning in 2006.
Advisers can reach the desk at 1-877-245-0763 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time, or via email at IPLNDESK@nationwide.com .