We strive to make the loan process as simple and quick as possible. The entire process, from application to receiving loan proceeds, generally occurs within 7 to 10 business days. Please contact us at (216) 771-4242 if you don't hear from our office within 2 business days of submitting your online application.
To use, your plan must allow loans to participants. Check your plan's Summary Plan Description (SPD) if you are unsure.
Participants with balances at Nationwide can check vested account balance by clicking here. If you have not accessed your Nationwide 401k account online, click the following link for PDF instructions to set up your account.
How much may I borrow?
You can generally borrow up to 50% (or one half) of your vested account balance or $50,000 whichever is less. Generally, the minimum amount permitted is $1,000.
What is my vested account balance?
Your vested account balance is the portion that is non-forfeitable. You are always 100% vested in any elective contributions you have made to the plan, but employer contributions of match or profit sharing may be subject to a vesting schedule.
How do I make repayments on my retirement plan loan?
By taking a loan against your account balance, you are entering into a payroll deduction agreement with your employer to repay your loan.
How long may I take to pay back my loan?
What happens after I complete the online loan application?
What is the fee for taking a loan?
There is a $100 fee for the loan paperwork (loan note and amortization schedule). In addition, there is a $25 per year charge, (per the term of the loan). This is automatically deducted from your account balance at the time loan withdrawal occurs.
What happens to the interest I am paying back?
What happens if I terminate employment and am no longer making payroll deducted loan payments?
This information is intended to be general in nature and for informational purposes only. Your specific circumstances and request are subject to review before approval. It is recommended that you consult with your tax advisor to determine how taking out a retirement plan loan will affect your tax situation.