Core Strategies Funds
The Empower Core Strategies Funds are a series of five mutual funds that can be purchased through retail brokerage platforms. These funds were developed as “building block” portfolios that can be used in conjunction with asset allocation models.
The Empower Core Strategies: U.S. Equity Fund provides exposure to U.S. stocks across the spectrum of size, sector and investment style.
The Empower Core Strategies: International Equity Fund invests primarily in companies located outside the U.S. including those in emerging markets.
The Empower Core Strategies: Flexible Bond Fund invests primarily in investment grade bonds across the spectrum of fixed income sectors and maturities.
The Empower Core Strategies: Inflation-Protected Securities Fund invests in inflation-protected securities of various maturities to hedge the effects of inflation and preserve investors’ purchasing power.
The Empower Core Strategies: Short Duration Bond Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of bonds across multiple fixed-income categories The fund will maintain an average duration between one and three years based on the portfolio manager’s forecast for interest rates.
Please consider the investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses carefully before investing. For this and other important information, you may obtain mutual fund prospectuses from your registered representative. Read them carefully before investing.
Shares of the Funds of Empower Funds, Inc. (Empower Funds) are sold only through their currently effective prospectuses. Shares of certain Funds are not available to the general public but are offered only to insurance company separate accounts for certain variable annuity contracts and variable life policies, to individual retirement account (IRA) custodians or trustees, and to plan sponsors of certain qualified retirement plans. Certain Funds are also available to college savings programs and to asset allocation funds that are series of Empower Funds. For those Funds that are not available to the general public, an individual investor cannot purchase shares of the Funds directly; rather, he or she must own a variable annuity contract, variable life insurance policy or IRA, or participate in a qualified retirement plan or college savings program that makes one or more of the Funds available for investment.
Securities, when presented, are offered and/or distributed by Empower Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. EFSI is an affiliate of Empower Retirement, LLC; Empower Funds, Inc.; and registered investment adviser, Empower Advisory Group, LLC. This material is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide investment, legal or tax recommendations or advice.