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RFAEX Russell Investment Grade Bond E

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Fund RFAEX Russell Investment Grade Bond E IIBWX Voya Intermediate Bond W FTBFX Fidelity® Total Bond  
100% 89% 92%
Annual Fees
(0.81% Exp. Ratio)
(0.41% Exp. Ratio)
(0.45% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.02% annual return
$14,258.46 $16,088.22 $15,895.49
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,829.76 +$1,637.03
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 5.34%
3 YR 3.85%
5 YR 3.24%
10 YR 4.69%
1 YR RETURN 6.37%
3 YR 4.88%
5 YR 4.80%
10 YR 5.11%
1 YR RETURN 7.32%
3 YR 4.52%
5 YR 4.07%
10 YR 5.27%
The investment seeks current income and the preservation of capital. The fund has a non-fundamental policy to invest, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the value of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in investment grade bonds. Russell Investment Management, LLC provides or oversees the provision of all investment advisory and portfolio management services for the fund, including developing the investment program for the fund and managing the fund's overall exposures.
The investment seeks to maximize total return through income and capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in a portfolio of bonds, including but not limited to corporate, government and mortgage bonds, which, at the time of purchase, are rated investment-grade (e.g., rated at least BBB- by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services or Baa3 by Moody's Investors Service, Inc.) or have an equivalent rating by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization ("NRSRO"), or are of comparable quality if unrated.
The investment seeks a high level of current income. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities. The manager uses the Barclays® U.S. Universal Bond Index as a guide in allocating assets across the investment-grade, high yield, and emerging market asset classes. It invests up to 20% of assets in lower-quality debt securities (those of less than investment-grade quality, also referred to as high yield debt securities or junk bonds).

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