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Fund WBLNX William Blair Low Duration N NEAR iShares Short Maturity Bond TRBUX T. Rowe Price Ultra Short-Term Bond  
100% 85% 86%
Annual Fees
(0.70% Exp. Ratio)
(0.26% Exp. Ratio)
(0.35% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.88% annual return
$14,143.51 $16,149.56 $15,718.06
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,006.05 +$1,574.55
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 1.17%
3 YR 0.80%
5 YR 0.91%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.42%
3 YR 0.95%
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 2.01%
3 YR 0.89%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks to maximize total return; total return includes both income and capital appreciation. The fund seeks to maximize total return by investing in a diversified portfolio of investment grade low duration debt securities. Total return includes both income and capital appreciation. The fund seeks to outperform the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1-Year U.S. Treasury Note Index through an actively managed diversified portfolio of securities. The Adviser emphasizes individual security selection, as well as shifts in the fund's portfolio among market sectors.
The investment seeks to maximize current income. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in a portfolio of U.S. dollar-denominated investment-grade fixed-income securities. Under normal circumstances, the effective duration of its portfolio is expected to be one year or less, as calculated by the management team. It is an actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF") that does not seek to replicate the performance of a specified index. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks a high level of income consistent with minimal fluctuations in principal value and liquidity. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of shorter-term investment-grade corporate and government securities, including mortgage-backed securities, municipal securities, money market securities and bank obligations, and U.S. dollar-denominated securities of foreign issuers. Normally, it will invest at least 80% of its net assets in bonds and all of the securities purchased by the fund will be rated at the time of purchase by at least one of the major credit rating agencies or, if unrated, deemed to be investment grade quality by T. Rowe Price.

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