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BAMGX Sterling Capital Strategic Allc Bal A

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Fund BAMGX Sterling Capital Strategic Allc Bal A VSMGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Gr Inv AOR iShares Core Growth Allocation  
100% 90% 90%
Annual Fees
(1.33% Exp. Ratio)
(0.14% Exp. Ratio)
(0.22% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.18% annual return
$22,892.71 $32,801.24 $32,021.99
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$9,908.53 +$9,129.28
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 7.02%
3 YR 5.24%
5 YR 8.20%
10 YR 4.09%
1 YR RETURN 10.26%
3 YR 6.24%
5 YR 9.30%
10 YR 5.28%
1 YR RETURN 10.02%
3 YR 5.88%
5 YR 9.19%
10 YR --
The investment seeks capital appreciation and, secondarily, income. The fund will invest 40% to 75% of its total assets in underlying funds which invest mainly in equity securities and 20% to 50% of its total assets in underlying funds which invest mainly in fixed income securities (including investment grade and high yield ("junk") bonds and floating rate securities). It will invest in underlying funds which invest in securities of U.S., international and emerging market issuers.
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 to track the investment results of the S&P Target Risk Growth Index composed of a portfolio of underlying equity and fixed income funds intended to represent a growth allocation target risk 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 Growth Index measures the performance of the S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC proprietary allocation model.

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