Quarterly Fund Sheets by Risk Rating

Quarterly Fund Sheets for the John Hancock Variable Insurance Trust.

These fund sheets are authorized for distribution when accompanied by current   Prospectuses and Supplements for the relevant products of John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.). Please contact 1-800-VARILINE (1-800-827-4546) to obtain a prospectus. The prospectus contains complete details on investment objectives, risks, fees, charges and expenses as well as other information about the investment company which should be carefully considered. Please read the prospectus carefully prior to investing. The prospectus contains this and other information on the product and the underlying portfolio. Product and /or product features may not be available in all states. Not all funds available on all products.

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The portfolios in John Hancock Variable Insurance Trust described above are not retail mutual funds and are only available under variable annuity contracts, variable life policies or through participation in tax qualified retirement plans. Although the portfolios’ investment adviser or subadvisers may manage retail mutual funds with similar names and investment objectives, no representation is made, and no assurance is given, that any portfolio's investment results will be comparable to the investment results of any other fund, including other funds with the same investment adviser or subadviser. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Variable universal life insurance has annual fees and expenses..." and replace with the shorter, "Variable universal life insurance has annual fees and expenses associated with it in addition to life insurance related charges.  Variable universal life insurance products are subject to market risk and are unsuitable as a short term savings vehicle.  Cash values are not guaranteed and will fluctuate, and the policy may lose value.

An investment in the Money Market or Money Market B portfolio is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, U.S. Government, or any other government agency. While not guaranteed, the portfolio intends to maintain, to the extent practicable, a constant per share NAV of $1.00. Certain market conditions may cause the return of the portfolio to become low or possibly negative.

Insurance policies and/or associated riders and features may not be available in all states.

Insurance products are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02116 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595 and securities offered through John Hancock Distributors LLC through other broker/dealers that have a selling agreement with John Hancock Distributors LLC, 197 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116.

Portfolios that invest in high-yield securities are subject to greater credit risk and price fluctuation than portfolios that invest in higher-quality securities.

Some portfolios invest primarily in the securities of small companies. The risks associated with investments in small companies include shorter operating histories, less publicly available information, reduced liquidity and increased price volatility.

The securities markets of many of the emerging markets in which the portfolio may invest are substantially smaller, less developed, less liquid and more volatile than the securities markets of the United States and other more developed countries.

REITs involve risks such as refinancing, economic conditions in the real estate industry, changes in property values, dependency on real estate management, and other risks associated with a portfolio that concentrates its investments in one sector or geographic region.

Foreign investments involve risks and opportunities different from domestic investments such as currency rate fluctuations and differences in financial reporting as well as risks associated with exposure to possible economic, political and social instability.

 



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