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FVMLX Pacific Financial Fth & Vls Bsd Mod Inv

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Fund FVMLX Pacific Financial Fth & Vls Bsd Mod Inv PAXWX Pax Balanced Individual Investor GDMZX GuideStone Funds Defensv Mkt Strats Inv  
100% 92% 87%
Annual Fees
(3.43% Exp. Ratio)
(0.91% Exp. Ratio)
(0.99% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.25% annual return
$12,227.82 $26,483.59 $25,849.60
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$14,255.77 +$13,621.78
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 5.70%
3 YR 0.78%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 5.79%
3 YR 4.36%
5 YR 8.03%
10 YR 4.05%
1 YR RETURN 11.53%
3 YR 7.93%
5 YR 10.04%
10 YR --
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation and current income. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in a balanced portfolio of fixed income and equity securities. Under normal circumstances, it will invest at least 25% of its assets in equity securities and at least 25% of its assets in fixed income securities. The fund will invest the fixed income portion of the portfolio directly or in other underlying funds that invest primarily in fixed income and income producing securities such as government bonds, corporate bonds and municipal bonds.
The investment seeks income and conservation of principal; as a secondary investment objective, the Balanced Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund follows a sustainable investing approach, combining rigorous financial analysis with equally rigorous environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis in order to identify investments. The adviser normally expects to invest approximately 60-75% of its assets in equity securities and 25-40% of its assets in debt securities (including but not limited to debt securities convertible into equity securities).
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation with reduced volatility compared to the equity market. To pursue its investment objective, the fund utilizes principal investment strategies, managed by the fund's Sub-Advisers under the ultimate supervision of the Adviser. It allocates 30%-80% of its assets in Long Only Equity, 0%-50% in Convertible Bond and 0%-35% in Long-Short Equity, 0%-35% in Options Equity.

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