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BVACX Sterling Capital VA Interm Tax-Free C

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Fund BVACX Sterling Capital VA Interm Tax-Free C USVAX USAA VA Bond GTVAX Madison Tax-Free Virginia Y  
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100% 92% 94%
Annual Fees
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$158.14
(1.55% Exp. Ratio)
$61.22
(0.60% Exp. Ratio)
$86.72
(0.85% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.03% annual return
$11,426.14 $15,241.21 $14,132.19
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$3,815.07 +$2,706.05
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN -1.90%
3 YR 0.95%
5 YR 0.92%
10 YR 2.42%
1 YR RETURN 0.58%
3 YR 4.29%
5 YR 3.87%
10 YR 3.70%
1 YR RETURN -0.18%
3 YR 2.80%
5 YR 2.29%
10 YR 3.13%
Description
The investment seeks current income exempt from federal and Virginia income taxes consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in investments the income from which is exempt from federal income tax, alternative minimum tax, and Virginia personal income tax ("Virginia Tax-Exempt Obligations"). It invests primarily in municipal securities of the Commonwealth of Virginia and its political subdivisions that provide income exempt from both federal personal income tax and Virginia personal income tax. The fund will maintain an average duration of 3.5 to 8 years. It is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to provide Virginia investors with a high level of current interest income that is exempt from federal and Virginia state income taxes. The fund invests primarily in long-term investment-grade securities issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia, its political subdivisions, instrumentalities, and by other government entities, the interest on which is exempt from federal income tax and Virginia state income tax. At least 80% of the fund's net assets will consist of Virginia tax-exempt securities. The fund's dollar-weighted average portfolio maturity is not restricted, but is expected to be greater than 10 years.
The investment seeks to receive income from municipal bonds and to distribute that income to its investors as tax-free dividends; the secondary objective is to distribute dividends that are intended to be exempt from Virginia (and local) tax and federal tax. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including borrowings for investment purposes) in municipal bonds that are exempt from federal and state income tax for residents of Virginia. It only invests in investment grade bonds. Under normal market conditions, the fund will have an average duration range of 3 to 10 years, although it is expected to center around 5 to 8 years.

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