One Choice® 2040 Portfolio

Summary

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FUND DOCUMENTS & RESOURCES

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Risk-Managed Investing for Retirement. One Choice® Target Date Portfolios are target-date funds designed to help investors build toward the retirement they envision, while reducing the chances their money will run short.

Investment Objective

Seeks the highest total return consistent with its asset mix.

Risk & Additional Details

Goal & Strategy

Our diversified target-date funds automatically adjust as their target goal date approaches. Choose which of the 10 target-date funds most closely aligns with when you plan to start using your money. A One Choice Target Date Portfolio's target date is the approximate year when investors plan to retire or start withdrawing their money. The principal value of the investment is not guaranteed at any time, including at the target date.

Key Benefits

  • Instant, broad diversification
  • Professionally and actively managed
  • Automatically adjusts to grow more conservative

Characteristics

A One Choice Target Date Portfolio's target date is the approximate year when investors plan to retire or start withdrawing their money. The principal value of the investment is not guaranteed at any time, including at the target date.

Each target-date One Choice Target Date Portfolio seeks the highest total return consistent with American Century Investments' proprietary asset mix. Over time, the asset mix and weightings are adjusted to be more conservative. In general, as the target year approaches, the portfolio's allocation becomes more conservative by decreasing the allocation to stocks and increasing the allocation to bonds and money market instruments.

Performance

  • CUMULATIVE
  • Average annual total returns illustrate the annual compounded returns that would have produced the cumulative total return if the fund's performance had remained constant throughout the period indicated. Returns for periods less than one year are not annualized.

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  • GROWTH CHART
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    Please Note: The x-axis represents the selected time frame by which the funds are being measured. The y-axis represents the value of a $10,000 investment made at the start of the selected time frame or on the fund's inception date, whichever is more recent.

    Composition

    • PORTFOLIO COMPOSITION
    • Portfolio Composition

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    • GLIDEPATH
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      A chart visualizing the changing underlying allocations based on timeframe as the target date approaches.

      Geography

        Management

        Scott Wilson, CFA

        Scott Wilson

        Vice President, Portfolio Manager

        Richard Weiss

        Richard Weiss

        Chief Investment Officer - Multi-Asset Strategies, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

        Radu Gabudean, Ph.D.

        Radu Gabudean

        Vice President, Portfolio Manager

        G. David MacEwen

        G. David MacEwen

        Co-Chief Investment Officer, Senior Vice President

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        Data reflects past performance for Investor Class shares, assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than data shown. Investment return and principal value fluctuates. Redemption value may be more or less than original cost. Obtain performance data current to the most recent month end. For additional share class information, consult the prospectus.

        Money Market Fund: You could lose money by investing in the fund. Although the fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. An investment in the fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The fund's sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the fund at any time.

        The advisor has agreed to waive a portion of the fund's management fee, expects this waiver to continue until July 30, 2018, and cannot terminate it prior to such date without the approval of the Board of Directors. Review the annual or semiannual report for the most current information.

        Lipper rankings are based on average annual total returns. Portions of the mutual fund performance information contained on this page were supplied by Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company, subject to the following: Copyright 2017 © Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Lipper content, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Lipper. Lipper shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Performance data is preliminary and subject to revision. Rankings are based on all classes available within the classification as of the date shown. Rankings are based only on the universe shown.

        The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions.

        The performance of the portfolios is dependent on the performance of their underlying American Century Investments' funds and will assume the risks associated with these funds. The risks will vary according to each portfolio's asset allocation, and a fund with a later target date is expected to be more volatile than one with an earlier target date.

        International investing involves special risks, such as political instability and currency fluctuations.

        Investing in fixed income securities entails interest rate, credit and price risks.

        Historically, small- and/or mid-cap stocks have been more volatile than the stock of larger, more-established companies. Smaller companies may have limited resources, product lines and markets, and their securities may trade less frequently and in more limited volumes than the securities of larger companies.

        Generally, as interest rates rise, the value of the securities held in the fund will decline. The opposite is true when interest rates decline.

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        Expense ratios provided are the funds' total annual operating expense ratios, gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursements. Expense ratios are as of the funds' most current prospectus.

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        The one-time, initial investment minimum is $2,500, but this minimum will be waived if you make an initial investment of at least $500 and continue to make automatic investments of at least $100 a month until reaching $2,500. If your account balance falls below $2,500 or if you cancel your automatic monthly investment plan prior to reaching $2,500, American Century Investments reserves the right to redeem the shares in the account and send the proceeds to your address of record. Prior to doing so, we will notify you and give you 90 days to meet the minimum or reinstate your automatic monthly investment plan. Please call an investment consultant for more information.

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