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WFHRX Wells Fargo Dow Jones Target 2025 R

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Fund WFHRX Wells Fargo Dow Jones Target 2025 R VTTVX Vanguard Target Retirement 2025 Inv LILAX BlackRock LifePath® Index 2025 Inv A  
Similarity
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100% 96% 97%
Annual Fees
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$109.87
(1.06% Exp. Ratio)
$15.55
(0.15% Exp. Ratio)
$44.57
(0.43% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 3.66% annual return
$21,326.90 $28,068.07 $25,800.36
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$6,741.17 +$4,473.46
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 3.51%
3 YR 2.34%
5 YR 5.63%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 4.42%
3 YR 4.52%
5 YR 8.60%
10 YR 4.97%
1 YR RETURN 3.82%
3 YR 3.84%
5 YR 7.08%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks to approximate, before fees and expenses, the total return of the Dow Jones Target 2025 Index. The fund invests at least 80% of the fund's total assets in equity, fixed income and money market securities designed to approximate the holdings and weightings of the securities in the Dow Jones Target 2025 Index. The "target year" designated in the fund's name is the same as the year in the name of the Dow Jones Target 2025 Index. The fund is primarily designed for investors expecting to retire and/or begin withdrawing funds around its target year, 2025.
The investment seeks to provide capital appreciation and current income consistent with its current asset allocation. The fund invests in other Vanguard mutual funds according to an asset allocation strategy designed for investors planning to retire and leave the workforce in or within a few years of 2025 (the target year). The fund's asset allocation will become more conservative over time, meaning that the percentage of assets allocated to stocks will decrease while the percentage of assets allocated to bonds and other fixed income investments will increase.
The investment seeks to provide for retirement outcomes based on quantitatively measured risk. The fund is a "feeder" fund that invests all of its assets in the Master Portfolio, a series of Master Investment Portfolio ("MIP") with a substantially identical investment objective, which allocates and reallocates its assets among a combination of equity and bond index funds and money market funds (the "underlying funds") in proportions based on its own comprehensive investment strategy.

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