JPMorgan SmartRetirement Blend 2015 Fund


The Fund seeks total return with a shift to current income and some capital appreciation over time as the Fund approaches and passes the target retirement date.

Strategy/Investment process

  • Uses an asset allocation strategy designed for investors expecting to retire around the year 2015, becoming more conservative as the Fund nears the target retirement date.
  • Invests in a combination of equity, fixed income, commodities, global natural resources and short-term JPMorgan mutual funds and exchange traded funds that are managed by unaffiliated investment advisers, which includes investments that are designed to replicate an index.


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Please refer to the prospectus for additional information about cut-off times.

Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

The S&P Target Date Index Series (each, an Index) reflects exposure to various asset classes included in target date funds driven by a survey of such funds for each particular target date. These asset class exposures include U.S. large cap, U.S. mid cap, U.S. small cap, international equities, emerging markets, U.S. and international REITs, core fixed income, short term treasuries, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, high yield corporate bonds and commodities and are represented by exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the index calculation. The original inception date for the Indexes was September 25, 2008 (the Original Inception Date), except the S&P Target Date 2050 Index (the Index), which was May 31, 2011. Subsequently, Standard & Poor's (S&P) decided to provide return information for periods prior to the Original Inception Date. Return information for the Indexes, except the S&P Target Date 2050 Index, is now available beginning from May 31, 2005. Effective March 1, 2010, S&P modified the method used to calculate Index levels and returns for each Index. Prior to March 1, 2010, each Index was reconstituted once per year on the last trading day of May, with effect on the first trading day of June. Reconstitution is the process whereby asset class weights are established for the upcoming year. Effective March 1, 2010, each Index is reconstituted on the same schedule. However, the Indexes are now rebalanced on a monthly basis. Rebalancing is the process whereby the asset class weights that were determined at the previous reconstitution are reestablished. This process takes place after the close of business on the last trading day of each month, with effect on the first trading day of the following month. The Index returns are calculated on a daily basis and will continue to be calculated daily. The performance of the index does not reflect the deduction of expenses associated with a fund or the ETFs included in the index, such as investment management fees. By contrast, the performance of the Fund reflects the deduction of the fund expenses, including sales charges if applicable. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

The performance of the Lipper Mixed-Asset Target 2015 Funds Index includes expenses associated with a mutual fund, such as investment management fees. These expenses are not identical to the expenses charged by the Fund. An individual cannot invest directly in an index.

Total return assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions and reflects the deduction of any sales charges, where applicable. Performance may reflect the waiver of a portion of the Fund's advisory or administrative fees and/or reimbursement of certain expenses for certain periods since the inception date. If fees had not been waived and/or certain expenses were not reimbursed, performance would have been less favorable.

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The Fund is not a complete retirement program and there is no guarantee that the Fund will provide sufficient retirement income to an investor.

Target date funds are funds with the target date being the approximate date when investors plan to start withdrawing their money. Generally, the asset allocation of each fund will change on an annual basis with the asset allocation becoming more conservative as the fund nears the target retirement date. The principal value of the fund(s) is not guaranteed at any time, including at the target date.

To achieve its strategy, the Fund may invest in other underlying collective trust funds and exchange-traded funds, so the Fund's investment performance is directly related to the performance of the underlying funds. The investment objective of an underlying funds may differ from, and an underlying funds may have different risks than, the Fund. There is no assurance that the underlying funds will achieve their investment objectives. International investing involves increased risk and volatility due to possibilities of currency exchange rate volatility, political, social or economic instability, foreign taxation and differences in auditing and other financial standards. Small-capitalization investments typically carry more risk than investments in well-established "blue-chip" companies since smaller companies generally have a higher risk of failure. Historically, smaller companies' stock has experienced a greater degree of market volatility than the average stock. Securities rated below investment grade are considered "high-yield," "non-investment grade," "below investment-grade," or "junk bonds." They generally are rated in the fifth or lower rating categories of Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Service. Although these securities tend to provide higher yields than higher rated securities, they tend to carry greater risk.

There may be additional fees or expenses associated with investing in a Fund of Funds strategy.

Real estate investing may be subject to increased market risk because of concentration in a specific industry, sector or geographical sector. These risks include, but are not limited to, declines in real estate value, risks related to general and economic conditions, changes in underlying value of property owned by the trust and defaults by borrower.

The underlying funds may use derivatives, which are instruments that have a value based on another instrument, exchange rate or index. In addition, the Fund may invest directly in derivatives. Derivatives may be riskier than other types of investments because they may be more sensitive to changes in economic and market conditions and could result in losses that significantly exceed the Fund's or the underlying Funds' original investments. Many derivatives will give rise to a form of leverage. As a result, the Fund or an underlying fund may be more volatile than if the Fund or the underlying Fund had not been leveraged because the leverage tends to exaggerate the effect of any increase or decrease in the value of the Fund's or the underlying Fund's portfolio securities. Derivatives are also subject to the risk that changes in the value of a derivative may not correlate perfectly with the underlying asset, rate or index. The use of derivatives for hedging or risk management purposes or to increase income or gain may not be successful, resulting in losses, and the cost of such strategies may reduce the Fund's or the underlying funds' returns. Derivatives also expose the Fund or the underlying funds to the credit risk of the derivative counterparty.

Asset allocation/diversification does not guarantee investment returns and does not eliminate the risk of loss.
Total return assumes reinvestment of income.

The strategic asset allocation depicts the Fund's targeted weights based on JPMorgan's internal analysis. Strategic allocations are reviewed on at least an annual basis. The strategic asset allocation of most Target Date Funds changes annually to become more conservative.