Hartford Funds Launches AARP Balanced Retirement Fund
Hartford Funds today announced that it has introduced the Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund (ticker: HAFIX). Sub-advised by Wellington Management Company LLP, the Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund seeks to provide long-term total return while reducing downside risk and the impact of inflation on retirement accumulations. The new Fund expands Hartford Funds’ lineup of multi-strategy mutual funds.
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AARP and the AARP Logo are registered trademarks of AARP used under license by Hartford Funds. All other trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective owners. AARP and Hartford Funds are not affiliated.
Non-Affiliation Disclaimer: Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC (“HFMC”) and The Hartford Mutual Funds, Inc. have entered into a licensing arrangement with AARP under which AARP receives a royalty for licensing its brand for the Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund. Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund is managed by HFMC, an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and distributed by Hartford Funds Distributor, LLC, a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and an affiliate of HFMC. HFMC and its affiliates are not affiliated with AARP and its affiliates. AARP and its affiliates are not broker-dealers or investment advisers and are not acting in any such capacity with respect to the Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund. AARP and its affiliates do not offer, recommend, or endorse the Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund, HFMC, or any of its affiliates, and are not making any recommendations regarding an investment in the Fund.
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Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market.
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