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GIMAX Columbia AMT-Free Interm Muni Bd T

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Fund GIMAX Columbia AMT-Free Interm Muni Bd T VWAHX Vanguard High-Yield Tax-Exempt VWITX Vanguard Interm-Term Tx-Ex Inv  
Similarity
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100% 97% 97%
Annual Fees
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$74.49
(0.73% Exp. Ratio)
$20.41
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
$20.41
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.04% annual return
$14,722.65 $17,272.76 $17,272.76
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,550.10 +$2,550.10
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN -0.45%
3 YR 2.75%
5 YR 2.71%
10 YR 3.41%
1 YR RETURN 0.70%
3 YR 4.95%
5 YR 4.59%
10 YR 4.29%
1 YR RETURN -0.22%
3 YR 2.97%
5 YR 3.01%
10 YR 3.77%
Description
The investment seeks current income exempt from federal income tax, consistent with preservation of principal. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (including the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in municipal securities that pay interest exempt from U.S. federal income tax (including the federal alternative minimum tax). It normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in municipal securities that, at the time of purchase, are rated investment grade or are unrated but determined to be of comparable quality. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in securities that pay interest subject to taxation.
The investment seeks a high and sustainable level of current income that is exempt from federal personal income taxes. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in investment-grade municipal bonds, as determined by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) (e.g., Baa or higher by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's)) or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor. Up to 20% of the fund's assets may be invested in bonds that are rated less than investment grade by an NRSRO (e.g., less than Baa by Moody's) or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor.
The investment seeks a moderate and sustainable level of current income that is exempt from federal personal income taxes. The fund has no limitations on the maturity of individual securities but is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 6 to 12 years. At least 75% of the securities held by the fund are municipal bonds in the top three credit-rating categories as determined by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor.

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