These investment options typically invest at least 70% of their assets in a mixture of corporate and government bonds with a primary focus on intermediate-term bonds. These bonds have an average duration from 3.5 to 6 years or an average effective maturity from 4 to 10 years. Bond funds do experience periods of volatility. Bonds with longer maturities tend to be more sensitive to changes in interest rates.

Money Manager Investment Option
BlackRock AZL Enhanced Bond Index Fund
Fidelity Fidelity VIP Strategic Income Portfolio
Franklin Templeton Franklin Strategic Income VIP Fund
Franklin US Government Securities VIP Fund CL 1
Franklin US Government Securities VIP Fund CL 2
JP Morgan JPMorgan Insurance Trust Core Bond Portfolio
MetWest AZL MetWest Total Return Bond Fund
MFS MFS VIT Total Return Bond Portfolio
PIMCO PIMCO VIT Total Return Portfolio
Pyramis AZL Pyramis Total Bond Fund

The Allianz Investment Management LLC, Allianz Global Investors, NFJ Investment Group LLC, RCM Capital Management LLC, and PIMCO investment options are managed by an affiliate of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, Allianz Life Insurance Company of New York, and Allianz Life Financial Services, LLC. All are affiliated companies.

Pyramis and the Pyramis Global Advisors logo are service marks of FMR LLC. Used with permission.

Guarantees are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing company. Variable annuity guarantees do not apply to the performance of the variable subaccounts, which will fluctuate with market conditions.

• Not FDIC insured • May lose value • No bank or credit union guarantee • Not a deposit • Not insured by any federal government agency or NCUA/NCUSIF

Products are issued by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, 5701 Golden Hills Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55416-1297. In New York, products are issued by Allianz Life Insurance Company of New York, 28 Liberty Street, 38th Floor, New York, NY 10005-1422. Variable products are distributed by their affiliate, Allianz Life Financial Services, LLC, member FINRA, 5701 Golden Hills Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55416-1297.

In the state of New York, only Allianz Life Insurance Company of New York is authorized to offer annuities and life insurance. www.allianzlife.com/new-york

Product and feature availability may vary by state and broker/dealer.

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