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TWAVX American Century Short Term Govt A

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Fund TWAVX American Century Short Term Govt A SCHO Schwab Short-Term US Treasury ETF™ VSBSX Vanguard Short-Term Govt Bd Idx Admiral  
100% 94% 94%
Annual Fees
(0.80% Exp. Ratio)
(0.08% Exp. Ratio)
(0.10% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.80% annual return
$13,404.75 $16,652.57 $16,552.87
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$3,247.82 +$3,148.12
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 0.12%
3 YR 0.22%
5 YR 0.04%
10 YR 1.70%
1 YR RETURN 0.79%
3 YR 0.76%
5 YR 0.60%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.78%
3 YR 0.77%
5 YR 0.61%
10 YR --
The investment seeks high current income while maintaining safety of principal. Under normal market conditions, the fund buys short-term debt securities and will invest at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. government securities. In addition, the fund may invest a portion of its assets in investment-grade debt securities, including debt securities of U.S. companies, and non-U.S. government mortgage-backed, asset-backed and other fixed-income securities.
The investment seeks to track as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the 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 to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury and U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the U.S. government, all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

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