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CPAOX Columbia Capital Allocation Cnsrv R5

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Fund CPAOX Columbia Capital Allocation Cnsrv R5 VASIX Vanguard LifeStrategy Income Inv  
100% 87%
Annual Fees
(0.73% Exp. Ratio)
(0.12% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.44% annual return
$16,566.78 $19,909.19
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$3,342.40
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 6.90%
3 YR 4.11%
5 YR 5.25%
10 YR 4.49%
1 YR RETURN 7.33%
3 YR 5.02%
5 YR 5.28%
10 YR 4.61%
The investment seeks the highest level of total return that is consistent with a conservative level of risk. The fund is a "fund of funds" that seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing under normal circumstances in a combination of underlying funds for which the Investment Manager or an affiliate serves as investment adviser or principal underwriter (the affiliated underlying funds). It may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in other funds, including third party advised (unaffiliated) funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), equity securities, fixed income securities and derivative instruments.
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).

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