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What are these enrollment requirements?

To get started with your ShareBuilder 401k account, there are 5 steps that you must complete:

  1. Watch the enrollment video: Watch a short video introducing high-level retirement saving and 401(k) concepts. This video will take approximately 5 minutes to review.
  2. View the Plan highlights: Review the details of your company's 401(k) Plan. This page will summarize who is eligible to participate, define rules around contributions and withdrawals, and explain any additional features that may be available to you.
  3. Set up how much you want to contribute: Set the amount you wish to contribute from each paycheck, either as a set dollar amount or as a percentage of total earnings. This contribution can be changed later, if you wish to increase or decrease the amount you are saving for retirement.
  4. Choose your investment elections: Pick the portfolio of Index Funds that you want to invest in. Or, you can create your own portfolio from a list of available Index Funds.
  5. Designate your beneficiary: Print a form that allows you to define who should be the beneficiary(s) of your account if something happens to you. Once you have completed this form, you will need to return it to your employer.

Each time you finish a step, its status on the enrollment requirement page will be changed to Complete. Once all 5 steps are complete, you can access your new ShareBuilder 401k account to review your positions and manage other settings in your retirement account.


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If you still have questions about this topic or want additional information about ShareBuilder 401k, please contact our Customer Care team at 1-800-943-6108. Our agents are available from 9am - 8pm (Eastern Time), Monday-Friday, except for market holidays.