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TFCIX Third Avenue Focused Credit Instl

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Fund TFCIX Third Avenue Focused Credit Instl VWEHX Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv LBHIX Thrivent High Yield S  
100% 87% 87%
Annual Fees
(0.88% Exp. Ratio)
(0.23% Exp. Ratio)
(0.50% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.03% annual return
$14,025.49 $17,063.90 $15,731.55
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$3,038.41 +$1,706.07
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN -19.11%
3 YR -12.38%
5 YR -2.88%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 7.16%
3 YR 4.72%
5 YR 6.55%
10 YR 6.52%
1 YR RETURN 6.34%
3 YR 3.53%
5 YR 6.54%
10 YR 6.83%
The investment seeks long-term total return, which may include investment returns from a combination of sources including capital appreciation, fees and interest income. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) will be invested in bonds and other types of credit instruments. The advisor intends to invest a substantial amount of its assets in credit instruments that are rated below investment grade by some or all relevant independent rating agencies. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified group of high-yielding, higher-risk corporate bonds-commonly known as "junk bonds"-with medium- and lower-range credit-quality ratings. It invests at least 80% of its assets in corporate bonds that are rated below Baa by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's); have an equivalent rating by any other independent bond-rating agency; or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the fund's advisor. The fund's high-yield bonds and loans mostly have short- and intermediate-term maturities.
The investment seeks high current income; growth of capital is secondary. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) in high yield, high risk bonds, notes, debentures and other debt obligations (including leveraged loans, mortgaged-backed securities, convertible bonds, and convertible stock), or preferred stocks. These securities are commonly known as "junk bonds."

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