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DFYGX LWAS/DFA Two-Year Government Ins

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Fund DFYGX LWAS/DFA Two-Year Government Ins SCHO Schwab Short-Term US Treasury ETF™ FSBAX Fidelity® Short-Term Treasury Bd Idx Prm  
Similarity
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100% 96% 95%
Annual Fees
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$28.56
(0.28% Exp. Ratio)
$8.16
(0.08% Exp. Ratio)
$9.18
(0.09% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.00% annual return
$16,628.28 $17,658.43 $17,605.49
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,030.15 +$977.21
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 0.58%
3 YR 0.35%
5 YR 0.34%
10 YR 1.65%
1 YR RETURN 0.64%
3 YR 0.53%
5 YR 0.47%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.63%
3 YR 0.76%
5 YR 0.70%
10 YR 2.63%
Description
The investment seeks to maximize total returns available from the universe of debt obligations of the U.S. government and U.S. government agencies consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund seeks to maximize risk-adjusted total returns from a universe of obligations of the U.S. government and its agencies maturing in two years or less. It normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in government securities that mature within two years from the date of settlement. The fund may invest in futures contracts and options on futures contracts.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S.1-3 Year Treasury Bond Index. The fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities included in the index. The index includes all publicly-issued U.S. Treasury securities that have a remaining maturity of greater than or equal to one year and less than three years, are rated investment grade, and have $250 million or more of outstanding face value. The securities in the index must be denominated in U.S. dollars and must be fixed-rate and non-convertible.
The investment seeks a high level of current income in a manner consistent with preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of assets in securities included in the Barclays® U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index. It normally maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity of three years or less. The fund uses statistical sampling techniques based on duration, maturity, interest rate sensitivity, security structure, and credit quality to attempt to replicate the returns of the Barclays® U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index using a smaller number of securities.

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