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Fund TIIPX T. Rowe Price Inflation Protected Bond I SCHP Schwab US TIPS ETF™ TIP iShares TIPS Bond  
100% 93% 95%
Annual Fees
(0.39% Exp. Ratio)
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.03% annual return
$16,268.45 $17,911.61 $17,225.59
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,643.16 +$957.14
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 5.88%
3 YR 2.08%
5 YR 1.57%
10 YR 4.09%
1 YR RETURN 6.50%
3 YR 2.33%
5 YR 1.84%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 6.47%
3 YR 2.27%
5 YR 1.79%
10 YR 4.34%
The investment seeks to provide inflation protection and income. The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including any borrowings for investment purposes) in inflation-protected bonds. The emphasis will be on bonds issued by the U.S. Treasury (e.g., Treasury inflation-protected securities), but similar bonds issued by U.S. government agencies and corporations may also be purchased. Up to 20% of the fund's investments in inflation-protected bonds may be issued by foreign governments or corporations and linked to a non-U.S. inflation rate. It may also invest up to 20% of its net assets in fixed-income securities that are not indexed to inflation.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series L). The fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities included in the index. The index includes all publicly-issued U.S. TIPS that have at least one year remaining to maturity, are rated investment grade and have $250 million or more of outstanding face value. The TIPS in the index must be denominated in U.S. dollars and must be fixed-rate and non-convertible. It may invest up to 10% of its net assets in securities not included in its index.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series-L) which composed of inflation-protected U.S. Treasury bonds. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the bonds of the underlying index and at least 95% of its assets in U.S. government bonds. It may invest up to 10% of its assets in U.S. government bonds not included in the underlying index, but which BFA believes will help the Fund track the underlying index. The fund also may invest up to 5% of its assets in repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. government obligations and in cash and cash equivalents.

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