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TIMUX Transamerica Intermediate Muni I

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Fund TIMUX Transamerica Intermediate Muni I VWAHX Vanguard High-Yield Tax-Exempt STWVX Schroder Broad Tax-Aware Value Bond Adv  
100% 93% 88%
Annual Fees
(0.72% Exp. Ratio)
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
(0.71% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.01% annual return
$14,617.30 $17,097.41 $14,661.54
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,480.11 +$44.23
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 6.40%
3 YR 7.18%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 7.92%
3 YR 7.18%
5 YR 5.83%
10 YR 5.04%
1 YR RETURN 7.02%
3 YR 7.53%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks to maximize total return through a combination of current income that is exempt from federal income tax and capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund's sub-adviser invests at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus the amount of borrowings, if any, for investment purposes) in municipal fixed-income securities the interest from which is exempt from federal income tax and the federal alternative minimum tax ("AMT") applicable to individuals. The fund invests primarily in general obligation and revenue bonds issued by U.S. municipal issuers, as well as issuers in U.S. territories and possessions.
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 total return on an after-tax basis. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing in a diversified portfolio of fixed income debt instruments of varying maturities. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade fixed income debt instruments.

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