The Washington Small Business Retirement Marketplace is a virtual marketplace where qualified financial services firms offer low-cost retirement savings plans to businesses with less than 100 employees, including sole proprietors and self-employed individuals. Retirement plans listed on the Marketplace must meet certain minimum requirements.
State-Run Retirement Plans
OregonSaves is a state retirement program that provides Oregonians a unique opportunity to save for the future. Whether you are an employer who will facilitate the program or an individual planning for the future, OregonSaves is a simple way to get started.
In early 2018, Illinois launched a pilot for Illinois Secure Choice, a state-sponsored retirement program. This new, simple way to save for retirement provides a Roth Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) to those employees who do not have access to a retirement savings plan through work. Illinois Secure Choice is estimated to help 1.2 million workers in Illinois save for their future retirement.
The CalSavers Retirement Savings Program is a new portable workplace retirement savings program for private sector workers whose employers are unable to offer their employees a way to save for retirement. CalSavers is run by the state and funded by modest employee contributions, so it involves minimal requirements for employers.