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INKM SPDR® SSgA Income Allocation ETF

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Fund INKM SPDR® SSgA Income Allocation ETF VSMGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Gr Inv SWBGX Schwab MarketTrack Balanced  
Similarity
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100% 85% 86%
Annual Fees
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$72.94
(0.70% Exp. Ratio)
$14.59
(0.14% Exp. Ratio)
$66.69
(0.64% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.20% annual return
$27,864.21 $32,984.97 $28,373.75
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$5,120.76 +$509.54
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 3.64%
3 YR 2.96%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 3.96%
3 YR 4.74%
5 YR 7.56%
10 YR 4.84%
1 YR RETURN 3.92%
3 YR 4.07%
5 YR 7.23%
10 YR 4.43%
Description
The investment seeks to provide total return by focusing on investments in income and yield-generating assets. The fund invests substantially all of its assets in the SSGA Income Allocation Portfolio, a separate series of the SSGA Master Trust with an identical investment objective as the fund. As a result, the fund invests indirectly through the Portfolio. It invests the assets of the Portfolio among ETPs that provide exposure to four primary asset classes: (i) domestic and international equity securities; (ii) domestic and international investment grade and high yield debt securities; (iii) hybrid equity/debt securities; and (iv) REITs.
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 both capital growth and income. To pursue its goal, the portfolio maintains a defined asset allocation. The portfolio's target allocation includes bond, stock and cash investments. The portfolio's allocation is weighted toward stock investments, while including substantial bond investments in seeking to add income and reduce the portfolio's volatility. The portfolio seeks to remain close to the target allocations of 60% equity, 35% fixed income and 5% cash and cash equivalents (including money market funds) and typically does not change its target allocation.

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