The Marketplace

How the Retirement Marketplace works


Our job is to make finding a retirement plan easy. Quickly compare low-cost plans that have been verified and approved by Washington State officials. 

You don't have to share any personal information with us. The Retirement Marketplace links you directly to the provider's site once you've found a plan that meets your needs. From there, you will work directly with your chosen financial services provider to enroll and start saving for retirement.

1. Make the choice to save

Finances are a deeply personal issue. Even if you haven't been able to save for retirement up to this point, starting now will make a positive impact on your financial well-being. When you spend less than you earn, you can transform your earnings into retirement savings for your future.  Learn more

2. Comparison shop

Every plan listed on the Retirement Marketplace is verified and approved by Washington State officials. This means that you can be confident about the retirement plan you choose here. Shop now

3. Choose a plan

Choose a plan based on the fees, services and type of plan that best fits your needs. On the Retirement Marketplace, plans offer different services, like 24-hour customer service or online help. Fees vary for different retirement plans, depending on the type of investments you choose and how those funds are managed. Fees are usually a percentage of your savings balance. Some plans may have separate flat fees, which you can see when you comparison shop. To choose a plan, click "Get Started" on the plan that best fits your needs.

4. Enroll

Once you've found a plan that meets your needs, click on the "Get Started" button for that plan. From there, you'll be linked to the selected provider’s webpage where they'll provide you customer support. The Retirement Marketplace team works closely with providers to ensure you are referred to the right place to get started. 

Contact Us

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1 (360) 725-5070

PO Box 42525
Olympia, WA 98504-2525

Retirement Marketplace

The Small Business Retirement Marketplace is administered by the Washington Department of Commerce as established in RCW Chapter 43.330.730-750. Plans carried on the Retirement Marketplace are verified by the Department of Financial Institutions and/or the Office of the Insurance Commissioner to meet the requirements set forth in RCW 43.330.732(7) and 735(6)(a). Enrollment in plans on the Retirement Marketplace is voluntary. Plan enrollment is managed by private financial services firms. Saving through certain plans will not be appropriate for all individuals. Employer facilitation of most retirement savings plans carries certain legal obligations for which employers are entirely responsible. Contributing to a retirement savings plan may offer tax benefits and/or consequences. Consult your tax or financial advisor with questions related to investments.