Variable Annuity I Ameritas
Investment Option Performance
Non-standardized Average Annual Total Return as of Monday, September 30, 2019

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Average Annual Model Performance Summary

  Year to
  10 Year
(or life of model)***
Aggressive   1.93%   0.13%   15.55%   0.39%   7.8%   5.04%     6.63%*  
Capital Growth   1.58%   0.39%   14.23%   1.65%   7.07%   4.67%     6.38%*  
Balanced   1.12%   0.51%   12.59%   2.59%   6.13%   4.22%     6.03%*  
Moderate   0.69%   0.87%   10.69%   4.09%   4.73%   3.45%     5.11%*  
Conservative   0.35%   1.31%   9.36%   5.67%   3.38%   2.63%     4.07%*  

Not all investment options available on our products are part of the asset allocation models. For information on all of our investment options, refer to our investment options brochure or our website. Average annual model performance is shown based on the actual performance of each investment option making up the model, based on model allocation, for the time during which the investment option was a part of the model. In this way, each model has had a continuous performance record since its inception date indicated below. Average annual model performance shown here may vary slightly from actual contract performance because the above performance assumes the models are rebalanced daily and actual contracts are rebalanced quarterly. All models may not be available with all products and riders. All models may not be suitable for all investors.

* 10-year figure
** Returns are cumulative, not average annual
*** Model Inception Date 5/1/2006

Non-standardized Performance Data
THE PERFORMANCE DATA QUOTED REPRESENTS PAST PERFORMANCE AND IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Some portfolio advisors have agreed to limit their expenses; without these limits, performance would have been lower.

The returns are before-tax average annual total returns which assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains.

Non-standardized average annual total return for a specific period is calculated by taking a hypothetical investment in a subaccount on the first day of the period ("initial investment"), and computing the ending redeemable value ("redeemable value") of that investment at the end of the period. The redeemable value is then divided by the initial investment and expressed as a percentage. Non-standardized performance returns are then annualized and reflect charges levied upon contract separate account assets only. Thus, like standardized performance returns, the non-standardized returns reflect fund company expenses, the current contract mortality and expense risk charge of 1.10% (max. 2.00%), and the current percentage administrative expense charge of 0.25% (max. 0.25%). Unlike standardized total returns, the non-standardized returns do not reflect any withdrawal charges, any contract fee or other charges not levied solely upon the separate account. For these reasons, non-standardized total returns for a subaccount are usually higher than standardized total returns for a subaccount. See the prospectus for detailed information about contract charges, including maximum charges and fund expenses.

Standardized performance information reflects past performance from the inclusion date of the underlying subaccount into the applicable separate account (the "subaccount inception date"). All non-standardized performance information reflects hypothetical past performance that may include performance that predates the offering of the fund in the Ameritas subaccount (the "inception date" of the underlying fund). The performance of a subaccount within a contract may differ from the performance of a subaccount within the applicable separate account because the contract has not been in existence for the life of the separate account.

For use with Variable Annuity I (form UC 8134).

Variable products are issued by Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and underwritten by affiliate Ameritas Investment Corp. Variable annuities are suitable for long-term investing and subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal. Before investing, carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other important information about the contract issuer and underlying investment options. This material must be accompanied by current product and investment options prospectuses. Prospectuses are available on this website or by calling 800-745-1112. Please read them carefully before you invest or send money.

Before you invest, we encourage you to obtain a sales illustration which reflects all charges of the contract and the impact of those charges upon performance; contact your registered representative or us. See the prospectus for detailed information about contract charges and fund expenses.

Please Note: The following footnotes may not apply to all products.

Risks of Certain Kinds of Portfolios
Investment options are subject to market risk, which is the possibility that the market values of securities owned by the portfolio will decline and that the value of portfolio shares may therefore be less than what you paid for them. Accordingly, you can lose money investing in any investment option. Please be aware that some portfolios are subject to additional risks, which may include those listed below. More information about the specific risks involved can be found in each such portfolio's prospectus and by clicking on the fund portfolio name, above. The prospectuses for all of the portfolios available through the contract may be downloaded from this website, or contact us to send you a free copy.

Money Market Risk. Money market investment options are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other governmental agency. Although the portfolio seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per unit, it is possible to lose money by investing in this portfolio.

Overseas/emerging market, sector, and high income and small cap portfolios involve additional risk than may exist in portfolios investing in larger, more established or diversified companies in established countries.

High Yield Risk. Investment options that may invest up to 100% of net assets in lower rated bonds, commonly known as "junk bonds," entail greater risk than those portfolios that invest in higher rated securities.

International/Global/Emerging Markets Risk. International and global investment options involve risks associated with changes in currency values, economic, political and social uncertainty and market price swings. International and global portfolios may exhibit greater volatility of returns in the short-term. Risks that may be associated with investments in emerging markets include illiquidity and volatility.

Leveraged Risk. Investment options that borrow money to leverage involve more risk than portfolios that do not borrow money because the cost of borrowing money could exceed the returns for securities purchased or the securities purchased may go down in value.

Nondiversified Risk. Investment options that often invest in a more limited number of issuers involve more risk than portfolios that invest in a larger number of issuers because changes in the financial condition or market value of a single issuer may cause great volatility.

Sector Concentration Risk. Investment options that are at times more heavily invested in certain economic sectors may have more volatile performance than that of more broad-based portfolios.

Small Company Risk. Small company stocks, as a whole, may experience larger price fluctuations than large company stocks or other types of investments. Small companies tend to have shorter operating histories and may have less experienced management.

Volatility Managed Funds Risk. Volatility managed funds seek to stabilize the volatility of a portfolio to a predetermined target level. Unlike other investment options, these funds may not perform as well in a rising market but are designed to provide protection in a declining market. Losses are still possible. See prospectus for complete details.

Additional Information
Franklin Templeton Variable Insurance Products Trust portfolios are generally sold only to insurance company separate accounts as investment options for variable insurance products.

The Calvert VP EAFE International Index portfolio is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Morgan Stanley Capital International, Inc. (MSCI) or any affiliate of MSCI and MSCI makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the portfolio.

“Nasdaq” and related marks are trademarks or service marks of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by Calvert Group, Ltd. and the Nasdaq–100® Index Portfolio. The Nasdaq–100® Index is composed and calculated by Nasdaq without regard to Calvert Investment Management, Inc. Nasdaq makes no warranty, express or implied, and bears no liability with respect to the Calvert VP Nasdaq 100 Index Portfolio.

The “Russell 2000 Index” is a trademark/service mark of the Frank Russell Company. Russell is a trademark of the Frank Russell Company. Calvert Investment Management, Inc. and the Calvert VP Russell 2000 Small Cap Index Portfolio are not promoted, sponsored or endorsed by, nor in any way affiliated with Frank Russell Company. Frank Russell Company is not responsible for and makes no representation of warranty, express or implied, as to its accuracy, or completeness, or otherwise.

“S&P 500®” and “S&P MidCap 400 Index” are trademarks of McGraw-Hill, Inc. The Calvert VP S&P MidCap 400 and S&P 500 Index Portfolios are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Standard & Poor’s and Standard & Poor’s makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in the portfolios.

The Guaranteed Account is backed by the claims-paying ability of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

The Asset Allocation Program (the "Program"), provided for no additional charge, consists of models that were developed by an unaffiliated third party investment advisor that provided research and business support services relating to the models and selected the specific funds to populate each model from those available in the Policy. Ameritas Investment Corp. ("AIC"), an affiliate of ours, served as discretionary investment advisor for Program participants solely in connection with the development and periodic updates of the model portfolios. In its role as investment advisor, AIC relied upon the recommendations of the third party investment advisor. AIC's role as investment advisor for development of and periodic updates to the models terminated on August 1, 2016. As of August 1, 2016, the models in the Program no longer undergo periodic updates, and the models remain invested in accordance with the most recent model allocations (i.e. the models became "static").

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pursuant to a prospectus and in those states where it is approved.
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