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1 Reinventing Retirement Knowledge Is Retirement Power Date Plan Name Source: 2013

2 What's Keeping You From Saving? »“I can't afford to contribute.” »“Retirement is too far off to worry about right now.” »“I'm already taking care of my retirement needs by participating in another savings plan (such as an IRA or bank savings account).” 2

3 Securing Retirement »Pay Yourself First »Small Savings = Big Rewards »Saving a Little More Can Mean a Lot »Your Money can grow on a Tax-Deferred Basis »Track the Cash – Quick Tips for Saving »Delaying Your Quest Can Cost You »You Need Enough Money to Last Throughout Retirement »How Much Should You Save? 3

4 Pay Yourself First 4 FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. This hypothetical illustration is not intended as a projection or prediction of future investment results, nor is it intended as financial planning or investment advice and is intended to show how the number of years invested in the Plan could affect participant account values. It assumes monthly contributions of $100, an annual 6% hypothetical rate of return, reinvestment of earnings, retirement at age 65, and no withdrawals. The illustration does not reflect any charges, expenses or fees that may be associated with your Plan. The tax- deferred accumulation shown at left would be reduced if these fees had been deducted. Rates of return may vary.

5 Small Savings = Big Rewards 5 Before-Tax Saver's Account Non-Saver's Account Gross Annual Pay$25,000 Less: Before-Tax Contribution (6%) ($1,500)-($0) Taxable Pay$23,500$25,000 Less: Federal Income Tax Withheld ($3,525) $225 lower($3,750) Spendable Pay$19,975$21,250 Balance in Your Retirement Plan, End of Year One $1,500$0 FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. This hypothetical illustration is not intended as financial planning or investment advice. It assumes a 15% federal tax rate and does not account for state, social security, or other taxes.

6 The Before-Tax Saver's potential account balance over time could be… »After 10 years: $20,485 »After 20 years: $57,755 »After 30 years: $125,564 6 FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. This hypothetical illustration is intended to show the compounded value of investing in a tax-deferred vehicle. It is not intended as a projection or prediction of future investment results, nor is it intended as financial planning or investment advice. It assumes $125 monthly contributions, 6% annual rate of return, and reinvestment of earnings with no withdrawals. Rates of return may vary. Distributions from a tax-deferred retirement plan may be taxable as ordinary income. The illustration does not reflect any associated charges, expenses or fees. The tax-deferred accumulation shown would be reduced if these fees had been deducted.

7 Saving a Little More Can Mean a Lot Increasing your contributions by just $25 a paycheck can make a big difference. The chart below illustrates contribution amounts in $25 increments and how they accumulate over time. 7 FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. This is a hypothetical illustration to show the value of an increase in contributions. This hypothetical illustration assumes a 6% average annual rate of return, 24 pay periods, and reinvestment of earnings with no withdrawals. Rates of return may vary. This illustration does not include any charges, expenses or fees that may be associated with your Plan. The tax-deferred accumulations shown above would be reduced if these fees had been deducted.

8 Your Money Can Grow on a Tax-Deferred Basis 8 Sally Saving in Her Retirement Plan Year Carl Saving in A Taxable Savings Account $19,77110$18,955 $34,91415$32,613 $55,17820$50,126 $82,29725$72,586 $118,58730$101,387 $167,15235$138,320 $232,14340$185,683 A difference of $46,460 over time! FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. This hypothetical illustration is intended to show a comparison between investing in a tax-deferred versus a taxable investment vehicle. It is not intended as a projection or prediction of future investment results, nor is it intended as financial planning or investment advice. It assumes an 6% annual rate of return, a 15% federal income tax bracket, and reinvestment of earnings with no withdrawals. Rates of return may vary. Distributions from a tax- deferred retirement plan may be taxable as ordinary income. Assumes that the taxable account does not hold any investment for more than 12 months. Taxable investments held longer than 12 months may qualify for lower capital gains and/or qualified dividend tax rates, which may make the return on the taxable investments more favorable, thereby reducing the difference in performance between the accounts shown. The illustration does not reflect any associated charges, expenses or fees. The tax-deferred accumulation shown would be reduced if these fees had been deducted. Sally and Carl both earn $25,000 per year and each save 6% of their pay ($1,500) each year for retirement.

9 Track the Cash – Quick Tips for Saving 9 Event Monthly Amount Saved Potential Balance If Invested for 25 Years at 6% Shop around for a better cell phone plan $15$10,395 Receive a raise and invest $25 of it in your retirement plan $25$17,325 Shop for lower credit card interest rate $30$20,790 Find a lower car insurance premium $50$34,650 Refinance your mortgage$150$103,949 FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. This hypothetical illustration is not intended as a projection or prediction of future investment results, nor is it intended as financial planning or investment advice. It assumes an 6% annual rate of return and reinvestment of earnings with no withdrawals. Rates of return may vary. The illustration does not reflect any associated charges, expenses or fees. The tax-deferred accumulation shown would be reduced if these fees had been deducted.

10 You Need Enough Money to Last Throughout Retirement 10 Very Confident14% Somewhat Confident38% Not Too Confident24% Not at All Confident23% Worker Confidence in Having Enough Money to Live Comfortably Throughout Retirement Years Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2013 Retirement Confidence Survey.

11 How Much Should You Save? »In your 20s, save 7% of your salary »In your 30s, save 10% of your salary »In your 40s, save 15% of your salary »In your 50s, save 20% of your salary 11

12 What Are You Waiting For? Join Your Retirement Plan TODAY! 12

13 Core securities, when offered, are offered through GWFS Equities, Inc. and/or other broker dealers. GWFS Equities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company. Great-West Financial ® refers to products and services provided by Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (GWL&A), Corporate Headquarters: Greenwood Village, CO; Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company of New York (GWL&A of NY), Home Office: White Plains, NY; and their subsidiaries and affiliates. The trademarks, logos, service marks, and design elements used are owned by GWL&A. ©2014 Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company. Form# S1006 (02/2014) PT189933R Unless otherwise noted: Not a Deposit | Not FDIC Insured | Not Bank Guaranteed | Funds May Lose Value | Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency 13

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