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1The results for the American Funds are Class A shares. The 401(k) hypothetical $500-a-month investment represents a total of $120,000 for the 20-year period ended December 31, 2015. Data from published sources were calculated internally. For the constituents of the American Funds and index blend, as well as additional details about the data, see
Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.
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Investing outside the United States involves risks, such as currency fluctuations, periods of illiquidity and price volatility, as more fully described in the prospectus. These risks may be heightened in connection with investments in developing countries.
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