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Fund VEVFX Vanguard Explorer Value Inv IJR iShares Core S&P Small-Cap VTMSX Vanguard Tax-Managed Small Cap Adm  
100% 89% 90%
Annual Fees
(0.65% Exp. Ratio)
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
(0.11% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.71% annual return
$43,557.27 $51,868.19 $51,248.94
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$8,310.92 +$7,691.67
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 15.83%
3 YR 7.32%
5 YR 16.31%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 18.14%
3 YR 9.01%
5 YR 17.82%
10 YR 8.64%
1 YR RETURN 17.16%
3 YR 8.99%
5 YR 17.74%
10 YR 8.77%
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in the stocks of small and mid-size U.S. companies, choosing stocks considered by an advisor to be undervalued. Undervalued stocks are generally those that are out of favor with investors and are trading at prices that an advisor feels are below average in relation to measures such as cash flow and book value. These stocks may have above-average dividend yields. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the S&P SmallCap 600® (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. It may invest the remainder of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, as well as in securities not included in the underlying index, but which the advisor believes will help the fund track the underlying index.
The investment seeks to provide a tax-efficient investment return consisting of long-term capital appreciation. The fund purchases stocks included in the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index-an index that is made up of stocks of smaller U.S. companies-in approximately the same proportions as in the index. To improve tax efficiency, it may limit investments in index securities that have undesirable tax characteristics, and may continue to hold securities no longer included in the index.

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