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TEPFX American Funds TaxExempt Presv Port F1

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Fund TEPFX American Funds TaxExempt Presv Port F1 BIAEX Brown Advisory Tax Exempt Bond Investor  
100% 92%
Annual Fees
(0.72% Exp. Ratio)
(0.49% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.98% annual return
$14,490.16 $15,531.81
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,041.64
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN -0.15%
3 YR 2.20%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.62%
3 YR 2.50%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks current income that is exempt from regular federal income tax, consistent with preservation of capital. The fund invests in a mix of American Funds bond funds. It will principally invest in funds that seek current income through bond investments. Under normal circumstances, the fund will derive at least 80% of its income from securities that are exempt from regular federal income tax and will invest at least 80% of its assets in funds that predominately invest in securities that are exempt from regular federal income tax.
The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income exempt from Federal income tax by investing primarily in intermediate-term investment grade municipal bonds. The fund normally will invest at least 80% of the fund's net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in securities the interest of which is exempt from Federal income taxes and that do not subject shareholders to the federal alternative minimum tax ("AMT"). It may invest up to 20% of its assets in securities that may fully subject shareholders to Federal income tax, including the AMT. The fund is non-diversified.

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