LifePath® Index Funds: A simple way to invest for retirement

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Addressing participant needs at each life stage

Life stage Key risks LifePath approach
Early career Saving enough Seeks growth to help overcome low savings rates
Mid career Managing market volatility Seeks to reduce volatility to help provide stability as retirement nears
In retirement Managing lifetime income Seeks to provide consistent spending to help overcome outliving savings

With glidepath risk, when is as important as how much

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LifePath Index Funds

Built by the world’s largest index manager1
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Built using 30 years of target date fund experience.
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Accesses a broad range of market exposures.
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Leverages a diverse mix of index and iShares ETF building blocks.

LifePath Index Funds

Morningstar awarded the fund's K share class a gold medal, effective 12/15/23. “The BlackRock LifePath Index target-date series of funds features an innovative team with top-notch resources.”
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LifePath Index Funds performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment returns and principal values may fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown. All returns assume reinvestment of all dividend and capital gain distributions. Refer to for current month-end performance.

Unique asset allocation to help meet participant needs.

Each LifePath vintage is built individually to help provide participants with the asset allocation to achieve the needs in each life stage.

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Source: BlackRock. Effective target weights for Q1 2024. Asset allocation percentages are subject to change.

Benefit from BlackRock’s global platform and scale

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Global trading platform
Enhances liquidity access and leverages local-market knowledge and sector expertise.
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Transition Management
Seeks to preserve performance and reduces execution costs when moving strategies.
Focus on risk
Focus on risk
Our industry-leading Aladdin® platform helps us identify risks and opportunities to better manage portfolios in a complex world.

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LifePath Index Funds