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Fund TGPCX TCW Conservative Allocation I VSCGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Cnsrv Gr Inv FFANX Fidelity Asset Manager® 40%  
100% 87% 86%
Annual Fees
(0.96% Exp. Ratio)
(0.13% Exp. Ratio)
(0.56% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 3.39% annual return
$20,379.41 $26,177.26 $22,998.85
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,797.85 +$2,619.44
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 4.96%
3 YR 4.89%
5 YR 7.06%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 8.84%
3 YR 5.67%
5 YR 7.35%
10 YR 4.92%
1 YR RETURN 8.76%
3 YR 4.96%
5 YR 7.32%
10 YR --
The investment seeks current income and; secondarily, long term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests in a combination of (i) fixed income funds, and (ii) equity funds that utilize diverse investment styles, such as growth and/or value investing. It seeks to achieve this by investing in a combination of other funds - the "underlying funds" - through the implementation of a strategic asset allocation strategy.
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 current income as well as total return; capital appreciation is the secondary objective. The fund allocates the fund's assets among three main asset classes: the stock class (equity securities of all types), the bond class (fixed-income securities of all types maturing in more than one year, including lower-quality debt securities which are sometimes referred to as high yield debt securities or junk bonds), and the short-term/money market class (fixed-income securities of all types maturing in one year or less).

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