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January 1st, 1970

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[Name]'s Results

Your reaction to market ups and downs can impact your long-term investment outcome.

[Name]'s [Maximum Growth] Portfolio
Initial investment
$[continusouly invested amount]
$[continusouly invested amount]
[continusouly invested/your investment]
$[timing market amount]
[your investment/timing the market]
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In this simulation, with a [maximum growth] portfolio you opted to stay invested during the Financial crisis, stay invested during Brexit and stay invested during the Pandemic. The value of your hypothetical portfolio was $44,297 compared to $27,174 for a hypothetical investor who tried to time the market over 20 years.

Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia, used under licence. For illustrative purposes only. The illustration shows the hypothetical growth of $10,000 invested in the Maximum Growth portfolio between December 31, 2002 and December 31, 2022. The Maximum Growth, Growth and Balanced portfolios used in this illustration are hypothetical in nature and are represented by the following (indices parenthesized): Maximum Growth portfolio (100% S&P/TSX Composite TR Index), Growth portfolio (75% S&P/TSX Composite TR Index, 25% FTSE Canada Universe Bond Index), Balanced portfolio (50% S&P/TSX Composite TR Index, 50% FTSE Canada Universe Bond Index). Cash uses a hypothetical 1.25% rate of return. Assumes reinvestment of all income and no transaction costs or taxes. Indices are not managed and it is not possible to invest directly in an index. The illustration is hypothetical and does not reflect actual results or the future returns or future value of a mutual fund or any other investment. Comparison scenario assumes "Stay Invested" was chosen at each decision point.

The information provided is not intended to be investment advice. Investors should consult their own professional advisor for specific investment advice tailored to their needs when planning to implement an investment and/or tax strategy to ensure that individual circumstances are considered properly and action is taken based on the latest available information.

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