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Fund TGHNX TCW High Yield Bond N VWEHX Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv TIYRX TIAA-CREF High-Yield Retail  
100% 86% 87%
Annual Fees
(0.80% Exp. Ratio)
(0.23% Exp. Ratio)
(0.63% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.01% annual return
$14,283.16 $16,961.85 $15,036.01
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,678.69 +$752.86
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 7.31%
3 YR 4.69%
5 YR 6.82%
10 YR 5.87%
1 YR RETURN 9.82%
3 YR 5.49%
5 YR 7.61%
10 YR 6.59%
1 YR RETURN 11.12%
3 YR 4.82%
5 YR 7.48%
10 YR 7.10%
The investment seeks to maximize income and achieve above average total return consistent with reasonable risk over a full market cycle. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in high yield/below investment grade bonds, commonly known as "junk bonds". It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in equity securities (including common stock and convertible and non-convertible preferred stocks) and bank loans of companies in the high yield universe. The fund may invest, without limitation, in derivative instruments such as options, futures and swap agreements.
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 and, when consistent with its primary objective, capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in lower-rated, higher-yielding fixed-income securities, such as domestic and foreign corporate bonds, debentures, loan participations and assignments and notes, as well as convertible securities and preferred stocks. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its assets in debt and other fixed-income securities rated lower than investment-grade (and their unrated equivalents) or other high-yielding debt securities.

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