Employers: Register Today

It takes just a few minutes to get started. No employer fees, easy to facilitate. Get started today or access support resources.

Get the support you need, when you need it.

We know running a business takes a significant amount of focus, time and energy. That’s why we offer guided support. With guided support, you’ll meet with a member of our Client Services team to learn about the program requirements and deadlines for completing each simple facilitation step. During these virtual sessions, we’ll show you exactly what to do and help you complete actions in real time.


Stay on track for deadlines

The Guided Support Program was designed to keep you on the path to compliance with all state regulations.


Step-by-step instructions

We provide detailed instructions for each activity supported by tips, templates and other resources.


Personalized support

Have questions? No problem, we're here to provide answers to all your specific questions.

Guided Support Specifics

There are four topic sessions you can attend as part of the guided support program. Most employers will start with Introduction to Illinois Secure Choice, but you can register for any event topic at any time. Before each session, our Client Services team will contact you with log-in information and instructions for items to prepare and bring to that webinar so they can help you complete that step during the event. Be on the lookout for these emails.

Let’s get started!

You’ll start by attending Introduction to Illinois Secure Choice. Click on the language link below to access the schedule. We have plenty of dates to choose from.


Introduction to Illinois Secure Choice

In this session, we’ll provide you with a complete overview of the program including why Illinois Secure Choice was created, a summary of what your employees will experience and detailed explanations of employer responsibilities and deadlines.

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Getting Your Employees Started: Adding Employee Information to Illinois Secure Choice

This session will show you how to add your employee information in our employer portal. This is an important step because after you add the information, your employees’ will be invited to access their new IRA account or opt out if they prefer not to participate. Employers will be encouraged to upload their employee roster during the session and receive guidance and support from the service team.

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Submitting Payroll Contributions

This session will provide you with an overview of the various ways you can submit employee payroll contributions each pay period.

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One-on-One Meetings

Our in-state representative is available to meet with you and/or your employees to help your business set up Illinois Secure Choice, discuss program activities, guide you through the account setup process, and answer your questions.

Jaimee Niles

Institutional Relationship Manager

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Jaimee Niles is a registered representative of Ascensus Broker Dealer Services LLC, 877-529-2980, 95 Wells Ave, Newton MA (member FINRA/SIPC) and is not employed by the State of Illinois. Ascensus College Savings Recordkeeping Services, LLC (“ACRS”) is the program administrator for the above mentioned plan.


Prefer to do this on your own?

Many employers have successfully completed these steps on their own using our self-guided resources. Access the Facilitation page to review these materials - videos and written guides, tips and templates – to help you meet your requirements.

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