Portfolio Description: The Age-Based Growth Investment Option seeks to provide capital appreciation and some current income. This strategy is based on accepting the risks associated with stocks, which have the potential to provide high returns, and seeking to balance the effects of volatility through diversification in fixed-income funds.
Objectives: For Beneficiaries 13 to 14 years old, this Portfolio seeks to provide current income and low to moderate growth of capital by investing 32.5% of its assets in diversified investments of domestic and international equity funds, 2.5% real estate funds, 45.5% domestic and international fixed income funds, 2.5% inflation-protected funds, 9% money market funds, and 8% FDIC-insured savings account.
Strategies: The Investment Option invests in funds according to a fixed formula that typically results in an allocation of 25% domestic equity funds, 2.5% real estate funds, 7.5% international equity funds, 4% international bond funds, 41.5% fixed income funds, 2.5% inflation-protected funds, 9% money market funds, and 8% FDIC-insured savings account. The Portfolio manages cash flows to maintain the stated asset allocation. The stock holdings in the underlying investments consist primarily of large-cap U.S. stocks and to a lesser extent, mid- and small-cap U.S. stocks and foreign stocks.
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Expense Ratio: The estimated overall expense ratio for this Portfolio is:
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1 As of May 31, 2018.
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