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ABWRX AB Balance Wealth Strategy R

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Fund ABWRX AB Balance Wealth Strategy R VSMGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Gr Inv STFBX State Farm Balanced  
100% 90% 87%
Annual Fees
(1.56% Exp. Ratio)
(0.14% Exp. Ratio)
(0.13% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.18% annual return
$21,344.77 $32,801.24 $32,899.92
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$11,456.47 +$11,555.15
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 7.47%
3 YR 3.93%
5 YR 7.56%
10 YR 3.54%
1 YR RETURN 10.26%
3 YR 6.24%
5 YR 9.30%
10 YR 5.28%
1 YR RETURN 10.72%
3 YR 7.61%
5 YR 8.87%
10 YR 5.81%
The investment seeks to achieve the highest total return consistent with the Adviser's determination of reasonable risk. The Strategy targets a weighting of approximately 38% of Underlying Portfolios that invest primarily in equity securities of companies, or traditional equity investments, approximately 25% of Underlying Portfolios that invest primarily in traditional debt securities and approximately 37% of Underlying Portfolios that invest primarily in diversification investments with a goal of providing moderate upside potential without excessive volatility.
The investment seeks capital appreciation and a low to moderate level of current income. 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 common stocks and 40% to bonds. 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.
The investment seeks long-term growth of principal while providing some current income. The fund invests approximately 60% of its total assets in common stocks, and ordinarily limits its common stock investments to no more than 75% of its total assets. Although there is no restriction on the size of companies in which it may invest, ordinarily most of its common stock investments are in companies with market capitalizations of at least $1.5 billion at the time of investment. It ordinarily invests at least 25% of its total assets in fixed income securities, including investment grade bonds issued by U.S. companies and U.S. government and agency obligations.

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