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Establishing Your Investment Goals

Through life event changes as well as changes in the markets, we understand you aren’t simply investing your hard-earned money in our mutual funds. You are also investing your trust in us. We understand there are all different types of investors. That’s why the suggestions we make and the investment strategy we help you create will be informed by working through the following steps together:

  • Analyzing where you are today
  • Identifying gaps with where you want to be
  • Looking at strategies to close those gaps
  • Getting you on track to achieve your goals

We’ll do all of this thoroughly, thoughtfully and methodically. Because we’re committed to the idea that the best financial relationships are about mutual understanding, not just about buying mutual funds. And it all starts with a conversation about what’s most important to you. Contact a State Farm® registered agent.

Selecting Mutual Funds

How Your Investment Account Works

With as little as $1,000, our wide variety of account types lets you control and direct trading of funds within different fund families. The wide range of choices offered by American Funds® by Capital Group® and BlackRock® gives you more flexibility to work toward goals that could be right around the corner or as far away as retirement.

Our fund offering spans a broad range of asset classes

  • U.S. Equity
  • International Equity
  • Target Date
  • Allocation
  • Specialty
  • Taxable Bond
  • Municipal Bond
  • Money Market


Account Types:

Tax-Qualified Accounts

  • Traditional IRA
  • Roth IRA
  • Inherited Traditional IRA
  • Inherited Roth IRA

Investment Accounts

  • Individual
  • Individual Transfer on Death (TOD)
  • Joint Transfer on Death (TOD)
  • Joint with Rights of Survivorship (JWROS)
  • Joint Tenants and Common (TIC)
  • Joint Community Property

Education Savings

  • 16 Investment Choices
  • Age-Based and Static Investment Portfolios

For help with your specific needs, contact a State Farm registered agent.

Staying on Track

Help keep today’s distractions from derailing tomorrow’s goals.

A lot can happen between the time you open your mutual funds account and when you expect to use your money.

This is why one of the biggest advantages of working with a State Farm registered agent is having access to someone who’s available when you have questions or concerns about changes in the market or in your life. A professional you can count on to stay objective, respond rationally and who will be committed to helping you stay on track. Contact a State Farm registered agent.

Inconsistent Investing Can Mean Lower Returns

The charts below illustrate that, rather than following trends during market highs and lows, investors may be better served by staying invested during all stages of the market.

Returns for Average Equity and Fixed-Income Investors Calculated by DALBAR

DALBAR uses data from the Investment Company Institute (ICI), Standard & Poor’s, Bloomberg Barclays Indices and proprietary sources to compare mutual fund investor returns to an appropriate set of benchmarks. The study utilizes mutual fund sales, redemptions and exchanges each month as the measure of investor behavior. These behaviors reflect the “average investor.” Based on this behavior, the analysis calculates the “average investor return” for various periods. These results are then compared to the returns of respective indexes. Ending values for the indexes and hypothetical equity and fixed-income investor investments are based on average annual total returns.

Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Index is a market capitalization-weighted index based on the results of 500 widely held common stocks. Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index represents the U.S. investment-grade fixed-rate bond market and consists of U.S. Treasury and government-related bonds, corporate securities and asset-backed securities.

Figures shown are past results and are not predictive of results in future periods. The market indexes are unmanaged and, therefore, have no expenses. Their results include reinvested distributions but do not reflect the effect of sales charges, commissions, account fees, expenses or taxes.

Risk Disclosures

The State Farm 529 Savings Plan (the “Plan”) is sponsored by the State of Nebraska, administered by the Nebraska State Treasurer, as Trustee, and the Nebraska Investment Council provides investment oversight. Union Bank & Trust Company will serve as program manager and Northern Trust Securities, Inc. will serve as distributor. The Plan offers a series of Investment Options within the Nebraska Educational Savings Plan Trust (the “Trust”) which offers other Investment Options not affiliated with the Plan. The Plan is intended to operate as a qualified tuition program to be used only to save for qualified education expenses, pursuant to Section 529 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risk, charge and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses which can be obtained by visiting statefarm.com. Read it carefully.

An investor should consider the Plan’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. The Program Disclosure Statement at statefarm.com® which contains more information, should be read carefully before investing.

Investors should consider before investing whether their or their beneficiary’s home state offers any state tax or other state benefits such as financial aid, scholarship funds, and protection from creditors that are only available for investments in such state’s qualified tuition program and should consult their tax advisor, attorney and/or other advisor regarding their specific legal, investment or tax situation.

Target Date Funds are portfolios whose investment objectives are adjusted over time to be more conservative as the target date (date the investor plans to start withdrawing their funds) approaches. The principal value of the fund(s) is not guaranteed at any time, including at the target date.

You could lose money by investing in the Money Market Fund. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. An investment in the Fund is not a deposit of a bank and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) 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.

Not FDIC Insured* | No Bank Guarantee | May Lose Value
(*Except the Bank Savings Investment Option)


Participation in the Plan does not guarantee that contributions and the investment return on contributions, if any, will be adequate to cover future tuition and other higher education expenses, or that a beneficiary will be admitted to or permitted to continue to attend an eligible educational institution.

This material is provided for general and educational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal, tax or investment advice, or for use to avoid penalties that may be imposed under U.S. federal tax laws. This material is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. Any offer to sell units within the Plan may only be made by the Program Disclosure Statement and Participation Agreement relating to the Plan.

Nebraska Educational Savings Plan Trust Issuer

Nebraska State Treasurer Trustee

Nebraska Investment Council Investment Oversight

Union Bank and Trust Program Manager

State Farm VP Management Corp. Selling Dealer

Northern Trust Securities Distributor, Member FINRA, SIPC


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Account owners do not own shares of the underlying investments, or, in the case of the Bank Savings Investment Option, directly hold a savings account, but rather own an interest in the Individual Investment Options offered by the State Farm 529 Savings Plan.

If assets are not used for qualified expenses, the earnings portion of the withdrawal is subject to federal income tax and an additional 10% federal tax and may be subject to state and local taxes. Qualified higher education expenses include tuition, fees, textbooks, supplies and equipment (including computers) required for enrollment or attendance and certain room and board expenses for the academic term during which the student is enrolled at least half time at an eligible educational institution. Expenses for special-needs students that are necessary in connection with their enrollment or attendance may also be eligible.

If the account owner dies before the end of the five-year period, a prorated portion of the contribution will be included in his or her taxable estate. If you contribute less than the $75,000 maximum, additional contribution can be made without incurring federal gift taxes, up to a prorated level of $15,000 per year. Federal gift taxation may result if a contribution exceeds the available annual gift tax exclusion amount remaining for a beneficiary in the year of the contribution.

No additional contributions can be made for any beneficiary when the fair market value of all accounts maintained for that beneficiary within all plans offered by the State of Nebraska reaches $500,000. Assets can grow beyond $500,000.

A “member of the family” includes an individual who is a son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter or a descendant of any such person; a brother, sister, stepbrother, or stepsister; the father or mother, or an ancestor of either; a stepfather or stepmother; a son or daughter of a brother or sister; a brother or sister of the mother; a son-in-law, daughter-in-law, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; the spouse of the beneficiary or the spouse of any individual described above; or a first cousin of the beneficiary. For purposes of determining who is a “member of the family,” a legally adopted child or a foster child of an individual is treated as the child of that individual by blood. The terms “brother” and “sister” include half-brothers and half-sisters.

An eligible educational institution includes accredited post-secondary educational institutions or vocational schools in the United States and some abroad offering credit toward a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree, a graduate level or professional degree, or another recognized post-secondary credential. See www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Non-Us residents disclosure:

Each of the investment products and services referred to on the State Farm Mutual Funds web site is intended to be made available to customers or prospective customers residing in the United States. The customer's U.S. permanent residence address must be a street address. This web site shall not be considered a solicitation or offering for any investment product or service to any person in any jurisdiction where such solicitation or offer would be unlawful.

Business Continuity Plan Disclosure for State Farm VP Management Corp.

State Farm VP Management Corp. has developed a Business Continuity Plan on how we will respond to events that significantly disrupt our business. Since the timing and impact of disasters and disruptions is unpredictable, we will have to be flexible in responding to actual events as they occur. With that in mind, we are providing you with this information on our business continuity plan.

Contacting Us – After a significant business disruption, if you cannot contact us as you usually do at 1-800-321-7520, you should contact your registered State Farm agent or go to our web site at statefarm.com®.

Our Business Continuity Plan – We plan to quickly recover and resume business operations as soon as possible after a significant business disruption and respond by safeguarding our employees and property, making a financial and operational assessment, protecting the firm’s books and records, and allowing our customers to transact business. In short, our business continuity plan is designed to permit our firm to resume operations as quickly as possible, given the scope and severity of the significant business disruption.

Our business continuity plan addresses: data back-up and recovery; all mission critical systems; financial and operational assessments; alternative communications with customers, employees, and regulators; alternate physical location of employees; critical supplier, contractor, bank and counter-party impact; regulatory reporting; and procedures to help ensure that our customers have prompt access to their funds and securities if we are unable to continue our business.

Our business continuity plan may be revised or amended. If changes are made, an updated summary will be promptly posted on our website (statefarm.com) or you may obtain an updated summary by calling us at the number below and requesting that a written copy be mailed to you.

Varying Disruptions – Significant business disruptions can vary in their scope, such as only our firm, a single building housing our firm, the business district where our firm is located, the city where we are located, or the whole region. Within each of these areas, the severity of the disruption can also vary from minimal to severe. In a disruption to only our firm or a building housing our firm, we may transfer our operations to a local site when needed and expect to recover and resume business within 1 business day. In a disruption affecting our business district, city, or region, we will transfer our operations to a site outside of the affected area, and expect to recover and resume business within 3 business days. In either situation, we plan to continue in business, transfer operations if necessary, and notify you through our web site statefarm.com, or our customer number how to contact us. In the unlikely event that the significant business disruption is so severe that it prevents us from remaining in business, our plan provides procedures to help ensure that our customers have prompt access to their funds and securities.

In all of the situations described above, in light of the various types of disruptions that could take place and that every emergency poses unique problems, it may take longer to resume operations during any particular disruption. If you have questions about our business continuity planning, you can contact us at 1-800-321-7520.

Important Information about Procedures for Opening a New Account

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an Account.

What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.



Mutual Funds Disclosures

Automatic investment plans do not assure a profit or protect against loss.

Neither State Farm® nor its agents provide tax or legal advice.

It is not possible to invest directly in an index.

State Farm VP Management Corp. is a separate entity from those State Farm entities which provide banking and insurance products.

BlackRock mutual funds are distributed by BlackRock Investments, LLC (together with its affiliates, “BlackRock”). BlackRock is not affiliated with SFVPMC or any other entity mentioned herein. BlackRock is a registered trademark of BlackRock, Inc.

SFVPMC is a separate entity from Capital Research and Management Company (CRMC) which is the investment adviser for the American Funds.

Our firm has a contractual agreement with RBC Correspondent Services (RBC CS) to serve as our clearing firm. This fully disclosed agreement states the responsibilities of each party. Prior to the agreement becoming effective, RBC CS is responsible for making all disclosures to our firm’s designated examining authority as required by NYSE Rule 382. Each client of our firm is notified of the relationship via a disclosure letter. The disclosure letter details the responsibilities that our firm(the introducing broker-dealer) and RBC CS (the clearing firm) have to the client. Although client assets are held by RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Neither RBC Capital Markets, LLC, nor RBC CS has responsibility for the financial condition or performance of our firm or our Financial Advisors.

Ascensus provides recordkeeping for retirement plans offered by State Farm Investment Management Corp.

Indices

The Russell 2000® Index tracks the common stock performance of the 2,000 smallest U.S. companies in the Russell 3000 Index.

The Russell 2500 Index measures the performance of the 2,500 smallest securities in the Russell 3000 Index.

The Russell 1000 Index is a market-capitalization weighted index that tracks the largest 1,000 companies in the Russell 3000 Index.

The Russell Midcap Index measures the performance of the mid-cap segment of the U.S. equity market and is a subset of the Russell 1000 Index.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an unmanaged average of 30 actively traded stocks.

The NASDAQ Composite is an unmanaged market capitalization weighted index that is designed to represent the performance of the National Market System.

The S&P 500® Index tracks the common stock performance of 500 large U.S. companies.

The Bloomberg Barclays 1-5 Year U.S. Treasury Index measures the performance of short-term U.S. Treasury Securities maturing within one to five years.

The Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index represents debt securities in the U.S. investment grade fixed rate taxable bond market.

The Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index is an unmanaged index representative of the tax-exempt bond market.

The Bloomberg Barclays High-Yield Bond Index covers the U.S. dollar-denominated, non-investment grade, fixed-rate, taxable corporate bond market.

The Bloomberg Barclays U.S. TIPS Index is an unmanaged index composed of inflation protected securities issued by the U.S. Treasury.

The Citigroup 3-Month Treasury Bill Index is an unmanaged index of three-month Treasury bills.

The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Real Estate ex-U.S. Index is designed to measure the stock performance of companies engaged in specific real estate activities of the real estate markets outside of the United States.

The FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Real Estate Index is designed to measure the stock performance of companies engaged in specific real estate activities of the North American, European, and Asian real estate markets.

The Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe, Australasia and Far East Free (EAFE® Free) Index currently measures the performance of stock markets of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the Far East.

The MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed and emerging markets.

The MSCI All Country World Index (ex-U.S.) (MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. Index) is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance in global developed and emerging markets, excluding the United States.

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is a float-adjusted market capitalization index designed to measure equity market performance in global emerging markets.

The MSCI Japan Index is designed to measure the performance of the large and mid-cap segments of the Japan market.

The Credit Suisse High Yield Index is designed to mirror the investible universe of the U.S. dollar-denominated high yield debt market.

The New York Stock Exchange is considered the largest equities-based exchange in the world based on total market capitalization of its listed securities.

The Nikkei 225 Index is a price-weighted index comprised of Japan’s top 225 blue-chip companies on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Blended Benchmark for the Equity and Bond Fund is a combination of 60% of the S&P 500 Index and 40% of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, rebalanced monthly.

Trademarks

"S&P 500®" is a trademark of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and has been licensed for use by the State Farm Mutual Fund Trust. The State Farm S&P 500 Index Fund (the "Fund") is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Standard & Poor's, and Standard & Poor's makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the Fund.

Russell Investment Group ("Russell") is the source and owner of the trademarks, service marks and copyrights related to the Russell 2000® Index. Russell® is a trademark of Russell. The State Farm Small Cap Index Fund (the "Fund") is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by, nor in any way affiliated with Russell. Russell is not responsible for and has not reviewed the Fund nor any associated literature or publications and Russell makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to their accuracy, or completeness, or otherwise.

The EAFE® Free Index is a trademark, service mark and the exclusive property of Morgan Stanley Capital International, Inc. ("MSCI") and its affiliates and has been licensed for use by the State Farm Mutual Fund Trust (the "Trust"). The State Farm International Index Fund (the "Fund"), based on the EAFE® Free Index, has not been passed on by MSCI as to its legality or suitability, and is not issued, sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by MSCI. MSCI makes no warranties and bears no liability with respect to the Fund. MSCI has no responsibility for and does not participate in the management of the Fund assets or sale of the Fund shares. The Trust's Statement of Additional Information contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with the Trust and the Fund.

Non-US Residents

Each of the investment products and services referred to on the State Farm Mutual Funds web site is intended to be made available to customers or prospective customers residing in the United States. The customer's U.S. permanent residence address must be a street address. This web site shall not be considered a solicitation or offering for any investment product or service to any person in any jurisdiction where such solicitation or offer would be unlawful.

BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN DISCLOSURE FOR STATE FARM VP MANAGEMENT CORP.

State Farm VP Management Corp. has developed a Business Continuity Plan on how we will respond to events that significantly disrupt our business. Since the timing and impact of disasters and disruptions is unpredictable, we will have to be flexible in responding to actual events as they occur. With that in mind, we are providing you with this information on our business continuity plan.

Contacting Us—If after a significant business disruption you cannot contact your State Farm agent (registered representative) as you usually do, you should go to our web site at statefarm.com® or you may contact another local registered State Farm agent.

Our Business Continuity Plan—We plan to quickly recover and resume business operations as soon as possible after a significant business disruption and respond by safeguarding our employees and property, making a financial and operational assessment, protecting the firm’s books and records, and allowing our customers to transact business. In short, our business continuity plan is designed to permit our firm to resume operations as quickly as possible, given the scope and severity of the significant business disruption.

Our business continuity plan addresses: data back-up and recovery; all mission critical systems; financial and operational assessments; alternative communications with customers, employees, and regulators; alternate physical location of employees; critical supplier, contractor, bank and counter-party impact; regulatory reporting; and procedures to help ensure that our customers have prompt access to their funds and securities if we are unable to continue our business.

Our business continuity plan may be revised or amended. If changes are made, an updated summary will be promptly posted on our website (statefarm.com®). You may obtain a current summary of our business continuity plan by writing to us at State Farm Investment Planning Services, 1 State Farm Plaza, Bloomington, IL 61710.

Varying Disruptions—Significant business disruptions can vary in their scope, such as only our firm, a single building housing our firm, the business district where our firm is located, the city where we are located, or the whole region. Within each of these areas, the severity of the disruption can also vary from minimal to severe. In a disruption to only our firm or a building housing our firm, we may transfer our operations to a local site when needed and expect to recover and resume business within 1 business day. In a disruption affecting our business district, city, or region, we will transfer our operations to a site outside of the affected area, and expect to recover and resume business within 3 business days. In either situation, we plan to continue in business, transfer operations if necessary, and notify you through our web site statefarm.com®, you can contact your State Farm agent, or you can contact another local registered State Farm agent. In the unlikely event that the significant business disruption is so severe that it prevents us from remaining in business, our plan provides procedures to help ensure that our customers have prompt access to their funds and securities.

In all of the situations described above, in light of the various types of disruptions that could take place and that every emergency poses unique problems, it may take longer to resume operations during any particular disruption.

For more information—If you have questions about our business continuity planning, you can contact your State Farm agent.


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