NU Online News Service, Jan. 14, 12:55 p.m. – Persimmon Research Partners Inc., Philadelphia, and PFPC, a unit of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Philadelphia, are helping Nationwide Financial Services Inc., Columbus, Ohio, make its new fee-based advisory services program available through the Web.

Nationwide will use the Web to distribute the advisory services program to financial planning firms, banks, accounting firms and Nationwide agents.

The advisory services program provides mutual fund model portfolios, separately managed account portfolios, mutual funds, and a no-load variable annuity.