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SCALX Dreyfus Conservative Allocation

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Fund SCALX Dreyfus Conservative Allocation VSCGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Cnsrv Gr Inv AOM iShares Core Moderate Allocation  
100% 90% 90%
Annual Fees
(0.93% Exp. Ratio)
(0.13% Exp. Ratio)
(0.23% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 3.48% annual return
$21,101.34 $26,859.42 $26,064.19
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,758.08 +$4,962.85
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 2.29%
3 YR 2.56%
5 YR 4.96%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 4.24%
3 YR 4.45%
5 YR 6.07%
10 YR 4.57%
1 YR RETURN 4.20%
3 YR 3.48%
5 YR 5.48%
10 YR --
The investment seeks current income with some consideration for capital appreciation. To pursue its goal, the fund normally allocates its net assets among other mutual funds advised by The Dreyfus Corporation or its affiliates, referred to as underlying funds, that invest in a wide range of equity and fixed-income securities. The fund normally allocates 60% of its assets to the fixed-income asset class and 40% of its assets to the equity asset class by investing in underlying funds that invest primarily in fixed-income and equity securities, respectively.
The investment seeks current income and low to moderate capital appreciation. The fund invests in other Vanguard mutual funds according to a fixed formula that reflects an allocation of approximately 60% of the fund's assets to bonds and 40% 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 to track the investment results of the S&P Target Risk Moderate Index composed of a portfolio of underlying equity and fixed income funds intended to represent a moderate target risk allocation strategy. The fund is a fund of funds and seeks its investment objective by investing primarily in the securities of other iShares underlying funds that themselves seek investment results corresponding to their own underlying index. The S&P Target Risk Moderate Index measures the performance of the S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC proprietary allocation model.

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