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SCORX Sextant Core

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Fund SCORX Sextant Core STFBX State Farm Balanced VSMGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Gr Inv  
100% 90% 85%
Annual Fees
(1.02% Exp. Ratio)
(0.13% Exp. Ratio)
(0.14% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 4.19% annual return
$25,170.51 $32,924.56 $32,825.80
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$7,754.05 +$7,655.29
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 7.95%
3 YR 3.83%
5 YR 6.01%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 10.72%
3 YR 7.61%
5 YR 8.87%
10 YR 5.81%
1 YR RETURN 10.26%
3 YR 6.24%
5 YR 9.30%
10 YR 5.28%
The investment seeks long-term appreciation and capital preservation. The fund invests in a mix of equity and debt securities. It normally invests 40% of its assets in equity securities of U.S. companies, 20% in foreign equity securities, 25% in investment-grade debt securities with maturities of three years or longer, and 15% in short-term debt securities with maturities of less than three years, including money market instruments and cash. The fund follows a value investment style, principally investing in income-producing securities of more seasoned companies.
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.
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.

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