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Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund

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Effective 7/10/19, the Fund changed its objective, principal investment strategy, and benchmark. Returns prior to 7/10/19 reflect the Fund's performance when it pursued a different objective and principal investment strategy. Effective 5/31/19, Classes A, C, I, R3, and R4 closed to new investors. Please see the Fund's prospectus for additional information.

Objective

Seeks long-term total return while seeking to mitigate downside risk.

Overview

A strategy designed to support spending needs and purchasing power for investors nearing or in retirement by providing total real return, while also seeking to mitigate the risk of loss in declining markets

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Performance

Performance (%)
% (as of 9/30/2020)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 9/30/2020)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement  I -0.57 2.25 4.15 5.62 --- 3.47
Blended Benchmark 5.65 8.57 6.13 6.22 --- ---
Morningstar Allocation--30% to 50% Equity Category 1.02 4.38 4.18 5.68 --- ---
Performance (%)
% (as of 9/30/2020)
Average Annual Total Returns % (as of 9/30/2020)
YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR 10YR SI
Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement  I -0.57 2.25 4.15 5.62 --- 3.47
Blended Benchmark 5.65 8.57 6.13 6.22 --- ---
Morningstar Allocation--30% to 50% Equity Category 1.02 4.38 4.18 5.68 --- ---
SI = Since Inception. Fund Inception: 04/30/2014
Operating Expenses:   Net  0.66% |  Gross  0.80%

Performance data quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will 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 the performance data quoted.

Growth of $10,000 (I-Share)

(as of 9/30/2020)
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Growth of $10,000

Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

Calendar Year Returns (%)
Fund Benchmark
2019 14.08 14.04
2018 -2.23 -2.70
2017 9.84 9.33
2016 7.48 4.33
2015 -4.01 -0.13

Excludes sales charges. If sales charges and taxes had been included, the value would have been lower.

CharacteristicsAllocations, exposures and holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.

Allocations, exposures and holdings are subject to change. Percentages may be rounded.

Top Ten Fixed Income Issuers (%)

(as of 9/30/2020)
label percentageholding
The Hartford World Bond Fund, 7.96
U.S. Treasury Bonds 3.78
GNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 2.29
U.S. Treasury Notes 2.24
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 2.00
FHLMC Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 1.08
Wells Fargo N.A. 0.54
Octagon Investment Partners 48 Ltd. 0.45
Madison Park Funding Ltd. 0.44
Morgan Stanley 0.34
Total Portfolio % 21.12
(as of 6/30/2020)
label percentageholding
FNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 9.59
The Hartford World Bond Fund, 6.25
U.S. Treasury Notes 3.44
U.S. Treasury Bonds 2.52
Deutsche Bundesrepublik Inflation Linked Bond 2.14
GNMA Mortgage Backed Securities (POOLS) 1.89
iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 1.51
Japanese Government CPI Linked Bond 1.41
Korea Treasury Bond 1.34
Russian Federal Inflation Linked Bond - OFZ 1.22
Total Portfolio % 31.31
Statistics
As of Date 9/30/2020
Net Assets $116 million
Dividend Frequency Monthly
Fund Essentials
Inception Date 04/30/2014
Symbol HAFIX
CUSIP 41664R424
Fund Number 1906

Strategy Weights (%)

(as of 9/30/2020)
label currentpercentage
Global Dividend Growth 25
World Bond 8
Natural Resource Equities 7
Multifactor US Equity 5
Multifactor Developed Markets ex US 5
Multifactor Emerging Markets 4
Cash and Cash Equivalents 2
Real Estate 2
Core Bond 0
Enduring Assets 0
Fixed Income Other 0
Global Natural Resource Equities 0
High Yield 0
Opportunistic Fixed Income 0
Opportunistic Inflation Sensitive Bond 0

Top Ten Equity Holdings (%)

(as of 9/30/2020)
label percentageholding
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 5.01
Hartford Multifactor Developed Markets (ex-US) ETF 4.96
Hartford Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 4.04
McDonald's Corp. 0.81
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 0.78
Johnson & Johnson 0.74
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc 0.74
Canadian National Railway Co. 0.71
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.71
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.70
Total Portfolio % 19.20
(as of 6/30/2020)
label percentageholding
Hartford Multifactor Developed Markets (ex-US) ETF 4.66
Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 4.49
Hartford Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 2.19
SPDR Blackstone 1.78
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 0.76
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc 0.73
Johnson & Johnson 0.72
McDonald's Corp. 0.71
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.69
Microsoft Corp. 0.68
Total Portfolio % 17.41
Yields
As of Date 9/30/2020
30 Day SEC Yield 2.10%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield 1.92%

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A concise summary of the Fund’s investment strategy, performance, expenses, risks, and management team.

Hartford AARP Balanced Retirement Fund Pitchbook

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This Pitchbook reviews the Funds investment approach, investment team, investment process, and general portfolio parameters.

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Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Security prices fluctuate in value depending on general market and economic conditions and the prospects of individual companies. The Fund may allocate a portion of its assets to specialist portfolio managers, which may not work as intended. • Fixed income security risks include credit, liquidity, call, duration, and interest-rate risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. • Loans can be difficult to value and less liquid than other types of debt instruments; they are also subject to nonpayment, collateral, bankruptcy, default, extension, prepayment and insolvency risks. • Investments in high-yield ("junk") bonds involve greater risk of price volatility, illiquidity, and default than higher-rated debt securities. • Foreign investments may be more volatile and less liquid than U.S. investments and are subject to the risk of currency fluctuations and adverse political and economic developments. These risks may be greater for investments in emerging markets.• Derivatives are generally more volatile and sensitive to changes in market or economic conditions than other securities; their risks include currency, leverage, liquidity, index, pricing, and counterparty risk. • Mortgage-related and asset-backed securities' risks include credit, interest-rate, prepayment, and extension risk. • Restricted securities may be more difficult to sell and price than other securities.• For dividend-paying stocks, dividends are not guaranteed and may decrease without notice. • Investments in securities of other investment companies includes the risks that apply to such other investment companies' strategies and holdings. • Obligations of U.S. Government agencies are supported by varying degrees of credit but are generally not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government.

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The blended returns are calculated by Hartford Funds and include, among other index provider data, end of day index level values licensed from MSCI ("MSCI Data"). For the avoidance of doubt, MSCI is not the benchmark "administrator" for, or a "contributor", "submitter" or "supervised contributor" to, the blended returns, and the MSCI Data is not considered a "contribution" or "submission" in relation to the blended returns, as those terms may be defined in any rules, laws, regulations, legislation or international standards. MSCI Data is provided "AS IS" without warranty or liability and no copying or distribution is permitted. MSCI does not make any representation regarding the advisability of any investment or strategy and does not sponsor, promote, issue, sell or otherwise recommend or endorse any investment or strategy, including any financial products or strategies based on, tracking or otherwise utilizing any MSCI Data, models, analytics or other materials or information.

AARP and the AARP Logo are registered trademarks of AARP used under license by Hartford Funds and a royalty is paid to AARP. All trademarks or service marks are the property of their respective owners. AARP and Hartford Funds are not affiliated.

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