Select the answer that most fits your situation to determine your risk tolerance.*
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* The results are based on generally accepted investment principles, but by no means are you bound by the results or should you consider the results as investment advice. There is no guarantee that any particular asset allocation or mix of funds will meet your investment objectives. All investments involve risks, and fluctuations in the financial markets and other factors may cause declines in the value of your account.
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Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

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En Español

Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

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How many years until you plan to retire and begin making withdrawals from your plan?
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Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

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The value of some investments may fluctuate significantly over time. If you invest $10,000, what level of decline would you be willing to tolerate over five years?
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Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

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How comfortable do you feel with at least a portion of your investments invested in the stock market?
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Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

© 2012 All rights reserved.
En Español

Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

© 2012 All rights reserved.
      
Do you agree you can meet your retirement goals based on your current salary and savings outside of your qualified investment plan?
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Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

© 2012 All rights reserved.
 
      
Your Results

Aggressive

If the statements below apply to you, an aggressive portfolio may be right for you:
  • I have an iron stomach and I’m willing to take significant risk for the chance to make money.
  • I have time to wait out market cycles because I’m confident that my savings will continue to grow.
Your quiz results may change over time. We encourage you to take the Risk Quiz each year to make sure that your risk profile accurately matches your risk tolerance.
Your Results

Growth

If the statements below apply to you, a growth portfolio may be right for you:
  • My aim is to make my money grow. I have very definite goals for my retirement and know that investing over the long term can help me reach them.
  • I understand there are short term risks and a potential for large swings in the stock market. But over the long term, I feel confident that equities offer the highest potential for growth.
Your quiz results may change over time. We encourage you to take the Risk Quiz each year to make sure that your risk profile accurately matches your risk tolerance.
Your Results

Balanced

If the statements below apply to you, a balanced portfolio may be right for you:
  • I understand investing and am willing to take some risk to help my money grow, although I want a balance between building and protecting my money.
  • Middle of the road – that’s me. I want a diversified and balanced approach.
Your quiz results may change over time. We encourage you to take the Risk Quiz each year to make sure that your risk profile accurately matches your risk tolerance.
Your Results

Moderate

If the statements below apply to you, a moderate portfolio may be right for you:
  • I’m comfortable knowing that my money is protected from extreme market fluctuations. I’m comfortable investing in some stocks, but I don’t want to worry that my retirement savings are losing money.
  • I want to increase my retirement savings but provide some protection for what I have.
Your quiz results may change over time. We encourage you to take the Risk Quiz each year to make sure that your risk profile accurately matches your risk tolerance.
Your Results

Conservative

If the statements below apply to you, a moderate portfolio may be right for you:
  • Slow and steady is the best way to describe my approach to investing. I’m most comfortable contributing to my retirement plan on a regular basis and not taking much risk.
  • I don’t normally play the stock market but I realize it’s important to diversify my portfolio to meet my retirement goals.
Your quiz results may change over time. We encourage you to take the Risk Quiz each year to make sure that your risk profile accurately matches your risk tolerance.
En Español

Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state.

NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY

© 2012 All rights reserved.