New Heights® IUL Index Options

Protected growth opportunity through proprietary indexed interest strategies

Opportunity in a variety of market conditions

Financial markets are uncertain, and it is difficult to know how an index will perform in any given market environment. The index options available with Nationwide New Heights® Indexed Universal Life Accumulator 2020 (New Heights® IUL) offer growth opportunities in a variety of markets.1

  • NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index – a rules-based index applying the research of Roger Ibbotson and his team at Zebra Capital to select the least popular and volatile stocks from the 500 largest U.S. publicly traded companies, then allocate between the selected stocks, U.S. Treasuries and a cash account to help reduce risk and provide consistent long-term returns.
  • J.P. Morgan Mozaic IISM Index – a broadly diversified index drawing from a global mix of asset classes including equities, fixed income and commodities, this dynamic index reallocates monthly, selecting asset classes with the greatest momentum and balancing allocations to provide a more stable return.
  • S&P 500® Index – an American stock market index based on market capitalizations of 500 large companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or NASDAQ and widely considered a leading indicator of the U.S. stock market and economy as a whole.

For more information on the NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index, please visit nyse.com/zedgeny.
For more information on the J.P. Morgan Mozaic II Index, please visit jpmorganindices.com.

Additional growth potential

Nationwide IUL Rewards Program®

Once requirements are met. additional interest is credited at an annualized rate of 0.30% starting in year 16 (sooner for older issue ages). The credit is applied monthly, as long as the policy is in force: includes pro rata interest on any accumulated value taken from an index segment for loans or partial withdrawals (assumes the segment is not depleted).2

Indexed universal life insurance policies are not an investment and do not directly invest in the stock market.

1 New Heights® IUL Accumulator offers a variety of indexed interest strategies. For more information, ask your financial professional to see a New Heights® IUL rate guide.

2 Net accumulated premium (total premium paid minus any policy loans, unpaid loan interest, and partial withdrawals) must equal or exceed the required premium amount at the start of policy year 16. The required premium is set at issue but may change if policy changes are made.

Guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurer. Be sure to choose a product that meets long-term life insurance needs, especially if personal situations change — for example, marriage, birth of a child or job promotion. Weigh the costs of the policy, and understand that life insurance has fees and charges that vary with sex, health, age and tobacco use.

Indexed universal life insurance policies are not stock market investments, do not directly participate in any stock or equity investments and do not receive dividends or capital gains participation. Past index performance is no indication of future crediting rates. Also, be aware that interest crediting fluctuations can lead to the need for additional premiums to be paid into your client’s policy.

The J.P. Morgan Mozaic II Index (“Index”) has been licensed to Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (the “Licensee”) for the Licensee’s benefit. Neither the Licensee nor Nationwide New Heights® Indexed Universal Life Accumulator 2020 (the “Product”) is sponsored, operated, endorsed, recommended, sold or promoted by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (“JPMS”) or any of its affiliates (together and individually, “JPMorgan”). JPMorgan makes no representation and gives no warranty, express or implied, to contract owners taking exposure to the Product. Such persons should seek appropriate professional advice before making any investment. The Index has been designed and is compiled, calculated, maintained and sponsored by JPMS without regard to the Licensee, the Product or any contract owner. JPMorgan is under no obligation to continue compiling, calculating, maintaining or sponsoring the Index. JPMorgan may independently issue or sponsor other indices or products that are similar to and may compete with the Index and the Product. JPMorgan may also transact in assets referenced in the Index (or in financial instruments such as derivatives that reference those assets). These activities could have a positive or negative effect on the value of the Index and the Product.

The NYSE® Zebra Edge® Index has been licensed to Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (“Nationwide”). Neither Nationwide nor the Nationwide New Heights® Indexed Universal Life Accumulator 2020 (the “Product”) is sponsored, operated, endorsed, recommended, sold or promoted by Zebra, NYSE or UBS and in no event shall Zebra, NYSE or UBS have any liability with respect to the Product or the Index. Zebra, NYSE and UBS make no representations, give no express or implied warranties and have no obligations with regard to the Index, the Product, the client or other third party. The marks NYSE®, and NYSE Arca® are registered trademarks of NYSE Group, Inc., Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. or their affiliates. The marks Zebra® and Zebra Edge® are trademarks of Zebra, may not be used without prior authorization from Zebra, and are being utilized by NYSE under license and agreement.

The “S&P 500®” is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (“SPDJI”), and has been licensed for use by Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company (“Nationwide”). Standard & Poor’s®, S&P® and S&P 500® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“S&P”); DJIA®, The Dow®, Dow Jones® and Dow Jones Industrial Average are trademarks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (“Dow Jones”); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by SPDJI and sublicensed for certain purposes by Nationwide. Nationwide New Heights Indexed Universal Life Accumulator is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates, and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of the S&P 500®.

Life insurance is issued by Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio.

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Nationwide New Heights IUL Accumulator 2021

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