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NSBDX North Star Bond I

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Fund NSBDX North Star Bond I THHY VanEck Vectors Trs-Hdgd Hi Yld Bd ETF TUIFX Toews Unconstrained Income  
100% 96% 85%
Annual Fees
(1.80% Exp. Ratio)
(0.50% Exp. Ratio)
(1.40% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.83% annual return
$9,995.31 $14,830.09 $11,291.69
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$4,834.79 +$1,296.38
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 6.45%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 9.97%
3 YR 2.42%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 7.21%
3 YR 3.65%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks to generate income, with preservation of capital as a secondary objective. The fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in a diversified portfolio of bonds. Bonds include debt securities such as bond, notes, bills and debentures. The fund may invest in bonds of any maturity, duration or quality, including those that are rated below investment grade (i.e., "junk bonds") without limitation. It may also invest up to 20% of its assets in equity securities of companies of any size, including preferred stock. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVISä US Treasury-Hedged High Yield Bond Index (the "Treasury-Hedged High Yield Bond Index"). The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index was designed to provide exposure to below investment grade corporate bonds, denominated in U.S. dollars, and, through the use of U.S. Treasury notes, to hedge against rising interest rates.
The investment seeks to provide income and long-term growth of capital; a secondary objective of the fund is to limit risk during unfavorable market conditions. The fund will invest primarily in income-producing securities. Its adviser seeks to achieve the fund's primary investment objective by investing in: (1) exchange traded funds and open-end investment companies ("underlying funds"); (2) derivative instruments; (3) U.S. or foreign fixed-income securities; (4) preferred stocks; and (5) mortgage-related fixed income instruments of varying maturities. The fund is non-diversified.

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