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MTFCX MainStay Tax-Free Bond C

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Fund MTFCX MainStay Tax-Free Bond C MLN VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Muni ETF RVNU Deutsche X-trackers Muni Infras Revn Bd  
100% 86% 88%
Annual Fees
(1.07% Exp. Ratio)
(0.24% Exp. Ratio)
(0.30% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.06% annual return
$13,366.11 $17,173.47 $16,866.29
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$3,807.36 +$3,500.18
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 7.41%
3 YR 7.00%
5 YR 5.71%
10 YR 4.41%
1 YR RETURN 9.44%
3 YR 8.62%
5 YR 5.94%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 9.65%
3 YR 8.78%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks current income exempt from regular federal income tax. The fund, under normal circumstances, invests at least 80% of its assets (net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes) in municipal bonds that are rated investment grade. On average, it will invest in municipal bonds that have a maturity range of 10 to 30 years. The fund may not invest more than 20% of its net assets in tax-exempt securities subject to the federal alternative minimum tax.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Long Continuous Municipal Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in fixed income securities that comprise the index. The index is comprised of publicly traded municipal bonds that cover the U.S. dollar denominated long-term tax-exempt bond market.
The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond Index (the "underlying index"). The fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets (but typically far more) in instruments that comprise the underlying index. The underlying index is comprised of tax-exempt municipal securities issued by states, cities, counties, districts, their respective agencies, and other tax-exempt issuers. The fund is non-diversified.

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