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ASIOX American Century Mlt-Asst Rl Ret Inv

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100% 85% 86%
Annual Fees
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$100.43
(0.98% Exp. Ratio)
$12.30
(0.12% Exp. Ratio)
$71.74
(0.70% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.48% annual return
$15,526.63 $20,125.45 $16,899.24
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$4,598.82 +$1,372.60
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 2.41%
3 YR -2.29%
5 YR -1.46%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 3.12%
3 YR 3.57%
5 YR 4.32%
10 YR 4.06%
1 YR RETURN 4.05%
3 YR 3.16%
5 YR 4.24%
10 YR 4.09%
Description
The investment seeks total real return. The fund's asset allocation strategy seeks to diversify its investments among equity securities, debt securities, U.S. Treasury inflation-indexed securities, commodity-related investments and real estate-related investments, all in an effort to provide investors total real return. Total real return is total return reduced by the expected impact of inflation. The fund's investment strategy has been designed in an effort to protect the fund's investors from the effects of rising U.S. inflation.
The investment seeks current income and some capital appreciation. The fund invests in other Vanguard mutual funds according to a fixed formula that reflects an allocation of approximately 80% of the fund's assets to bonds and 20% to common stocks. Its indirect bond holdings are a diversified mix of short-, intermediate-, and long-term U.S. government, U.S. agency, and investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds; mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities; and government, agency, corporate, and securitized investment-grade foreign bonds issued in currencies other than the U.S. dollar (but hedged by Vanguard to minimize foreign currency exposure).
The investment seeks the highest total return consistent with its asset mix. The fund invests in other American Century Investments mutual funds (the underlying funds) that represent a variety of asset classes and investment styles. Its asset allocation strategy emphasizes investments in fixed-income securities and cash equivalents, but maintains a portion of the fund's assets in equity securities. The fund invests 25% of its assets in underlying funds that invest in stocks, 69% of its assets in underlying funds that invest in bonds, and 6% of its assets in underlying funds that invest in cash equivalents.

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