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Fund MDSIX M.D. Sass Short Term US Govt Agcy Inc In VSGBX Vanguard Short-Term Federal Inv  
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100% 85%
Annual Fees
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$58.13
(0.57% Exp. Ratio)
$20.40
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.99% annual return
$15,198.16 $16,989.64
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,791.48
Return
As of 10/31/16
1 YR RETURN 1.11%
3 YR 0.88%
5 YR 0.82%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.61%
3 YR 1.21%
5 YR 1.04%
10 YR 2.84%
Description
The investment seeks to achieve a high and stable rate of total return, when and as opportunities are available in the context of preserving capital in adverse markets. The fund invests at least 95% of its assets in U.S. government and agency mortgage-backed securities and other securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government, its agencies or instrumentalities, and collateralized mortgage obligations ("CMOs"), backed by U.S. government and agency MBS. Under normal market conditions, the target dollar-weighted average effective duration for the fund is expected to range between 1 and 3 years.
The investment seeks current income while maintaining limited price volatility. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in short-term bonds issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities, many of which are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 1 to 4 years.

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