Age-Based Portfolios

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Choosing an Age-Based Option means your account will be placed in a portfolio based on the child’s age. Each age-range portfolio has a different mix of and allocation to the different Underlying Investments, starting with more aggressive, growth oriented investments and moving to more conservative as the student nears college age. Your account will automatically move to the next age-range portfolio as the beneficiary gets older.

Age-Based Portfolios

Investment Options

Age-Based

Age-Based Investment Options are based on the age of the beneficiary. Younger beneficiaries will have more money invested in stocks. (Stocks historically have provided additional potential for growth, but they are also more volatile.) As the beneficiary gets older, the assets will automatically shift to portfolios with reduced stock exposure and increased bond and money market/bank account investments. Talk with your investment professional about your college savings objectives to see if an Age-Based Investment Option is right for your situation.

Stocks

Bonds

Cash

Aggressive

Age of Beneficiary0-2

Age of Beneficiary3-5

Age of Beneficiary6-8

Age of Beneficiary9-10

Age of Beneficiary11-12

Age of Beneficiary13-14

Age of Beneficiary15-16

Age of Beneficiary17-18

Age of Beneficiary19+

Stocks

Bonds

Cash

Moderate

Age of Beneficiary0-2

Age of Beneficiary3-5

Age of Beneficiary6-8

Age of Beneficiary9-10

Age of Beneficiary11-12

Age of Beneficiary13-14

Age of Beneficiary15-16

Age of Beneficiary17-18

Age of Beneficiary19+

Stocks

Bonds

Cash

Conservative

Age of Beneficiary0-2

Age of Beneficiary3-5

Age of Beneficiary6-8

Age of Beneficiary9-10

Age of Beneficiary11-12

Age of Beneficiary13-14

Age of Beneficiary15-16

Age of Beneficiary17-18

Age of Beneficiary19+

A word about risk: Keep in mind that you can lose money by investing in a portfolio. Each of the Age-Based, Target, and Individual Fund Portfolios involves investment risks, which are described in the Program Disclosure Statement and should be considered before investing. For example, international investing, especially in emerging markets, has additional risks such as currency fluctuation, economic and political risks, and market volatility. Investing in small, medium, and international companies may increase the risk of fluctuations in the value of your investment and involves greater risks than investing in more established companies. Portfolios that invest in specific industries or sectors, such as real estate, have industry concentration risk. As an example, the portfolios that invest in real estate may perform poorly during a downturn in the real estate industry.F

Portfolios that invest in bonds are subject to risks such as interest rate risk, credit risk, and inflation risk. In particular, as interest rates rise, the prices of bonds will generally fall, which can impact performance. It is important to note that the value of your account will fluctuate with market conditions. When you withdraw funds, you may have more or less than your actual investment. For more information on the portfolios and the underlying funds in which they invest, see the Program Disclosure Statement.

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