As of Date: 06/30/2018

Currently: Neutral
Previously: Neutral
Prominent Holdings: Cash and U.S. Treasuries

Conservative Global ETF

Objective:     Capital Preservation and Income

Primary Investments:     Global Fixed Income Sectors

Benchmark:     BloombergBarclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

Leverage/Inverse:     No/No

Description:     Uses the Multi-Factor Ranking System to identify global fixed income sectors with the most favorable risk and return characteristics. During an equity bull market, Convertible and High Yield Bonds can be used for appreciation. In an equity bear market, cash and/or U.S. Treasury bonds can be used for preservation. In a rising interest rate environment, floating rate loans and preferred stocks can be used for income and protection of capital.

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As of Date: 06/30/2018

Currently: Cautious
Previously: Cautious
Prominent Holdings: U.S. Treasuries, S&P500 stocks and U.S. Dollar currency

Foundations

Objective:     Total Return

Primary Investments:     U.S. Large Cap Stocks, Global Fixed Income Sectors, and Gold or U.S. Dollar Currency

Benchmark:     50% S&P 500 / 50% BloombergBarclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

Leverage/Inverse:     No/No

Description:    Multi-asset class portfolio designed for the highest level of diversification. The portfolio may combine varying levels of stocks, bonds, and alternatives to adjust to current market conditions.

 

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As of Date: 6/30/2018

Currently: Cautious
Previously: Neutral
Prominent Holdings: Cash and U.S. Treasury bonds

First Trust All-Region

Objective:     Capital Appreciation with Active Risk Management

Primary Investments:     First Trust Global Equity Regions

Benchmark:     MSCI ACWI All Cap Index

Leverage/Inverse:     No/No

Description:   Uses the Multi-Factor Ranking System to identify First Trust equity ETF’s with the most favorable risk and return characteristics. Without set allocations, the Portfolio has the flexibility to invest completely in U.S. or international stocks, and any combination in between. For downside protection, cash and/or U.S. Treasuries may be used.

 

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As of Date: 6/30/2018
Currently: Cautious
Previously: Neutral
Prominent Holdings: Cash and U.S. Treasury bonds

Global ETF

Objective:     Capital Appreciation with Active Risk Management

Primary Investments:     Global Equity Sectors and Broader Regions

Benchmark:     MSCI ACWI All Cap Index

Leverage/Inverse:     No/No

Description: Uses the Multi-Factor Ranking System to identify global equity ETF’s with the most favorable risk and return characteristics. The Portfolio attempts to add value by concentrating on those assets with strong positive trends while avoiding altogether those assets deemed to have weak or negative trends. For downside protection, cash and/or U.S. Treasuries may be used.

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As of Date: 06/30/2018
Currently: Optimistic/Neutral
Previously: Optimistic
Prominent Holdings: NASDAQ-100 stocks

Tactical Unconstrained Growth

Objective:     Capital Appreciation with Active Risk Management

Primary Investments:     NASDAQ-100 Stocks

Benchmark:     75% S&P 500 / 25% BloombergBarclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

Leverage/Inverse:     No/No

Description: The strategy uses simple moving averages to identify trends in the NASDAQ-100. As long as the trend is considered positive, the strategy will remain completely invested in NASDAQ-100 stocks. If the trend is weakening or negative, the strategy can begin adding cash and/or bonds to reduce risk.

 

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As of Date: 06/30/2018
Currently: Optimistic/Neutral
Previously: Optimistic
Prominent Holdings: NASDAQ-100 stocks

Tactical Unconstrained Growth 1

Objective:     Capital Appreciation with Active Risk Management

Primary Investments:     NASDAQ-100 Stocks

Benchmark:     75% S&P 500 / 25% BloombergBarclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

Leverage/Inverse:     No/Yes

Description: The strategy uses simple moving averages to identify trends in the NASDAQ-100. As long as the trend is considered positive, the strategy will remain completely invested in NASDAQ-100 stocks. If the trend is weakening or negative, the strategy can begin adding cash and/or bonds to reduce risk.

 

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As of Date: 06/30/2018

Currently: Cautious/Neutral
Previously: Cautious
Prominent Holdings: U.S. Treasuries, S&P500 stocks and U.S. Dollar currency

1.5x Foundations

Objective:     Capital Appreciation with Active Risk Management

Primary Investments:     U.S. Large Cap Stocks, Global Fixed Income Sectors, and Gold or U.S. Dollar Currency

Benchmark:     S&P 500

Leverage/Inverse:     Yes/No

Description: Multi-asset class portfolio designed for the highest level of diversification. The Portfolio may combine varying levels of stocks, bonds, and alternatives to adjust to current market conditions. Stocks are purchased using leveraged ETFs to increase upside potential.

 

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As of Date: 06/30/2018
Currently: Cautios
Previously: Cautious
Prominent Holdings: Cash and U.S. Treasury bonds

2x Global ETF

Objective:     Growth

Primary Investments:     Global Equity Sectors and Broader Regions

Benchmark:     MSCI ACWI All Cap Index

Leverage/Inverse:     Yes/No

Description:Uses the Multi-Factor Ranking System to identify global equity ETFs with the most favorable risk and return characteristics. The Portfolio attempts to add value by concentrating on those assets with strong positive trends while avoiding altogether those assets deemed to have weak or negative trends. To reduce risk, cash and/or U.S. Treasuries may be used. The Portfolio may use margin loans from the custodian as leverage to increase exposure.

 

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As of Date: 06/30/2018

Currently: Cautious
Previously: Neutral
Prominent Holdings: Cash and U.S. Treasury bonds

2x First Trust All Region

Objective:     Growth

Primary Investments:     First Trust Global Equity Regions

Benchmark:     MSCI ACWI All Cap Index

Leverage/Inverse:     Yes/No

Description: Uses the Multi-Factor Ranking System to identify First Trust equity ETFs with the most favorable risk and return characteristics. Without set allocations, the Portfolio has the flexibility to invest completely in U.S. or international stocks, and any combination in between. For reduced risk, cash and/or U.S. Treasuries may be used. The Portfolio may use margin loans from the custodian as leverage to increase exposure.

 

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As of Date: 06/30/2018
Currently: Optimistic/Neutral
Previously: Optimistic
Prominent Holdings: NASDAQ-100 stocks

Tactical Unconstrained Growth 2

Objective:     Growth

Primary Investments:     NASDAQ-100 Stocks

Benchmark:     75% S&P 500 / 25% BloombergBarclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index

Leverage/Inverse:     Yes/Yes

Description: The strategy uses simple moving averages to identify trends in the NASDAQ-100. As long as the trend is considered positive, the strategy will remain completely invested in NASDAQ-100 stocks. If the trend is weakening or negative, the strategy can begin adding cash and/or bonds to reduce risk.

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Gross-of-fees returns include the reinvestment of income and are presented before management fees, but after all trading expenses and all expenses charged by the underlying funds and investment vehicles. Net-of-fees returns are based on gross returns and are calculated by deducting the management fee charged both by Fund Architects, LLC., and any introducing advisor if applicable. The total management fee varies by account, and is between 0.0% and 2.0% but will not exceed 2.25%.

*The beta used in each portfolio’s BetaBarometer is calculated by taking the current portfolio positions as of the date listed. A six month timeframe or lookback period is used for the beta calculation. As the underlying portfolio’s positions change, so too will its beta. Therefore the beta listed my not be accurate and is intended only as an aid. Fund Architects makes no promises as to the performance of our strategies, and the portfolio’s current beta is cannot be used to accurately predict returns. Source: Morningstar Direct and Fund Architects.

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