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Conservative PORTFOLIO PERFORMANCE - VALUE OF $10,000

This chart shows the performance of the Conservative model portfolio model portfolio since inception (3/31/02) compared to the S&P 500 (including dividends) as represented by the Vanguard 500 fund (VFINX) based on an initial investment of $10,000.

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Conservative PORTFOLIO QUICK FACTS

Average Expense Ratio 0.24%
Minimum Investment Reg/IRA $10K/$10K
Number of Holdings 9
% Stock Funds 36%
% Bond/Cash 64%
% Alt/Other 0%
Current % Risk of S&P 500 47%
Portfolio Standard Deviation 5.6
Average Holding Period 38 months
Average Stock Fund Turnover 5%
Portfolio Inception 03/31/2002
Last Trade 02/28/2020

Conservative PORTFOLIO ALLOCATION

Broad Allocation
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Conservative PORTFOLIO VERSION HISTORY

The Conservative Powerfund Portfolo has been around since early 2002, and in that time it's gone through lots of changes. You can see each version of this portfolio in the chart below. Click on the double arrows by the dates at the top of the chart to navigate.

3/28/2002 - 5/30/2002
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Columbia Real Estate (CREEX) Real Estate 2.72%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 2.71%
15% FMI Sasco Contrarian Value (FMIVX) Mid Cap Value 1.45%
25% BlackRock International Bond (CIFIX) Global Bond 1.26%
10% SSgA Yield Plus (SSYPX) Investment Grade Bond 0.30%
10% Northern Income Equity (NOIEX) U.S. Balanced 0.30%
10% Columbia High Yield (CMHYX) High Yield Bond 0.27%
10% Strong Dividend Growth (SDVIX) Large Cap Value -4.42%
Period Portfolio Return: 0.27%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 7.27%
5/31/2002 - 7/30/2002
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
25% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 7.04%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 0.77%
10% SSgA Yield Plus (SSYPX) Investment Grade Bond 0.19%
10% Columbia High Yield (CMHYX) High Yield Bond -4.20%
5% Columbia Real Estate (CREEX) Real Estate -4.68%
10% Northern Income Equity (NOIEX) U.S. Balanced -9.03%
10% Strong Dividend Growth (SDVIX) Large Cap Value -12.34%
15% FMI Sasco Contrarian Value (FMIVX) Mid Cap Value -19.92%
Period Portfolio Return: -0.25%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 14.90%
7/31/2002 - 10/30/2002
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 3.11%
25% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 2.94%
10% Columbia High Yield (CMHYX) High Yield Bond 2.19%
15% FMI Sasco Contrarian Value (FMIVX) Mid Cap Value -2.65%
10% Northern Income Equity (NOIEX) U.S. Balanced -2.92%
10% Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Large Cap Value -4.42%
10% Strong Dividend Growth (SDVIX) Large Cap Value -7.24%
5% Columbia Real Estate (CREEX) Real Estate -7.75%
Period Portfolio Return: -1.90%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -0.01%
10/31/2002 - 2/27/2003
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
25% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 11.38%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 4.81%
10% Northern Income Equity (NOIEX) U.S. Balanced 3.30%
5% SSgA Tuckerman Active REIT (SSREX) Real Estate 2.52%
15% FMI Sasco Contrarian Value (FMIVX) Mid Cap Value -4.91%
10% Strong Dividend Growth (SDVIX) Large Cap Value -5.22%
10% Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Large Cap Value -7.51%
10% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond -24.98%
Period Portfolio Return: 3.02%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 7.91%
2/28/2003 - 7/30/2003
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
15% FMI Sasco Contrarian Value (FMIVX) Mid Cap Value 20.48%
5% SSgA Tuckerman Active REIT (SSREX) Real Estate 20.16%
10% Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Large Cap Value 18.43%
10% American Century Utility Incom (BULIX) Utilities 15.60%
10% Northern Income Equity (NOIEX) U.S. Balanced 9.45%
10% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond 5.69%
25% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 2.63%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond -1.05%
Period Portfolio Return: 10.42%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -7.74%
7/31/2003 - 2/26/2004
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
10% Forward International Sm Co (PISRX) International Diversified 44.97%
10% Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Large Cap Value 18.86%
10% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 17.95%
20% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 13.72%
5% Northern Income Equity (NOIEX) U.S. Balanced 13.34%
5% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond 9.07%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 6.05%
25% Vanguard Short Term Investment (VFSTX) Shorter Term Bond 2.72%
Period Portfolio Return: 11.68%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -5.02%
2/27/2004 - 4/28/2005
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
10% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 23.67%
5% Forward International Sm Co (PISRX) International Diversified 16.77%
10% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 9.60%
10% Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Large Cap Value 5.42%
15% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 5.39%
5% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond 4.82%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 4.66%
30% Vanguard Short Term Investment (VFSTX) Shorter Term Bond 1.33%
Period Portfolio Return: 6.48%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 4.74%
4/29/2005 - 2/27/2006
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% SSgA International Growth Oppo (SINGX) International Diversified 24.47%
5% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 13.90%
10% Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Large Cap Value 10.28%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 9.09%
5% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond 6.83%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 6.17%
30% Vanguard Short Term Investment (VFSTX) Shorter Term Bond 2.38%
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 2.18%
5% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond -5.80%
Period Portfolio Return: 5.23%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -8.31%
2/28/2006 - 10/30/2006
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Vanguard Telecom VIPER (VOX) Telecom 18.89%
5% SSgA International Growth Oppo (SINGX) International Diversified 8.87%
10% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value 7.10%
5% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 6.04%
5% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond 3.91%
30% Vanguard Short Term Investment (VFSTX) Shorter Term Bond 3.71%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 3.52%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 3.47%
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 2.87%
Period Portfolio Return: 3.77%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -5.01%
10/31/2006 - 6/28/2007
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global 20.01%
5% SSgA International Growth Oppo (SINGX) International Diversified 16.44%
10% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value 9.10%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 7.38%
5% Vanguard Hi-Yld Corp (VWEHX) High Yield Bond 4.34%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 4.31%
30% Vanguard Short Term Investment (VFSTX) Shorter Term Bond 2.84%
5% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 1.00%
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 0.51%
Period Portfolio Return: 5.35%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -5.24%
6/29/2007 - 8/30/2007
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 3.37%
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 2.57%
35% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 2.09%
5% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global 0.94%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth 0.09%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 0.08%
5% AmCent Long-Short Equity (ALHIX) Long/Short -2.04%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare -2.58%
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value -3.72%
Period Portfolio Return: 0.23%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 2.96%
8/31/2007 - 12/28/2007
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
10% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global 9.10%
5% American Century International (BEGBX) Global Bond 6.80%
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 5.80%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth 4.24%
35% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 3.85%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 3.38%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 3.13%
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value -2.66%
Period Portfolio Return: 4.38%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 3.45%
12/31/2007 - 6/27/2008
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 1.90%
35% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 1.07%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced -4.64%
5% Nakoma Absolute Return (NARFX) Long/Short -6.07%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth -7.84%
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value -9.19%
10% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global -9.62%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare -12.61%
Period Portfolio Return: -0.11%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 11.97%
6/30/2008 - 10/30/2008
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Nakoma Absolute Return (NARFX) Long/Short 3.70%
20% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond -2.48%
25% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond -3.64%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare -12.61%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced -12.64%
10% Metropolitan West High Yield B (MWHYX) High Yield Bond -16.19%
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value -24.66%
5% Vanguard Telecom Serv ETF (VOX) Telecom -27.07%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth -27.67%
10% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global -37.52%
Period Portfolio Return: -6.00%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 18.90%
10/31/2008 - 2/26/2009
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
15% BlackRock MuniAssets Fund (MUA (MUA) Municipal Bond 14.72%
10% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 5.98%
15% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 3.39%
10% Metropolitan West High Yield B (MWHYX) High Yield Bond -0.40%
5% Nakoma Absolute Return (NARFX) Long/Short -2.23%
10% Vanguard Telecom Serv ETF (VOX) Telecom -7.40%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced -8.81%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare -13.10%
10% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global -15.81%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth -18.62%
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value -25.68%
Period Portfolio Return: -0.92%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 20.46%
2/27/2009 - 6/29/2009
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) Financial Services 59.55%
10% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global 36.05%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth 25.62%
10% Metropolitan West High Yield B (MWHYX) High Yield Bond 24.38%
10% Vanguard Telecom Serv ETF (VOX) Telecom 22.10%
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value 21.83%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 15.75%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 10.88%
20% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 8.77%
10% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 2.60%
10% Nakoma Absolute Return (NARFX) Long/Short -1.54%
Period Portfolio Return: 15.63%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -11.57%
6/30/2009 - 5/27/2010
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Vanguard U.S. Value (VUVLX) Large Cap Value 19.79%
10% Metropolitan West High Yield B (MWHYX) High Yield Bond 19.65%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth 18.57%
10% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global 16.91%
10% Vanguard Telecom Services ETF (VOX) Telecom 11.77%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 11.20%
20% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 9.70%
10% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 6.09%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced 5.66%
5% PIA Short Term Securities (PIASX) Mortgage Bond 0.83%
10% Nakoma Absolute Return (NARFX) Long/Short -9.39%
Period Portfolio Return: 13.57%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -8.60%
5/28/2010 - 6/29/2010
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
20% Harbor Bond (HABDX) Investment Grade Bond 1.72%
20% Dreyfus Bond Market Index Basi (DBIRX) Investment Grade Bond 1.36%
10% Nakoma Absolute Return (NARFX) Long/Short 1.03%
5% Metropolitan West High Yield B (MWHYX) High Yield Bond 0.21%
5% PIA Short Term Securities (PIASX) Mortgage Bond 0.19%
5% Amer Centry Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities -0.49%
10% Vanguard Telecom Serv ETF (VOX) Telecom -0.81%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare -1.00%
5% Janus Global Research (JARFX) Global -1.02%
10% Bridgeway Balanced (BRBPX) U.S. Balanced -3.41%
5% Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Large Cap Growth -4.72%
Period Portfolio Return: 70.5%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -106.12%
6/30/2010 - 9/16/2011
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 25.40%
5% Vanguard Telecom Serv ETF (VOX) Telecom 21.04%
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 17.30%
5% PRIMECAP Odyssey Stock (POSKX) Large Cap Growth 15.65%
5% Jensen Value J (JNVSX) Blend 14.66%
5% Homestead Value Fund (HOVLX) Large Cap Value 12.91%
5% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe 8.96%
5% UMB Scout Worldwide (UMBWX) International Diversified 8.77%
20% American Century Core Plus (ACCNX) Investment Grade Bond 7.38%
15% American Century Government Bond (CPTNX) Government Bond 6.71%
20% Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV) Very Short Term Bond 3.60%
5% PowerShares DB US Dollar Index (UUP) Alternative -12.76%
Period Portfolio Return: 9.56%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -11.15%
9/19/2011 - 8/14/2013
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Health Care Select SPDR (XLV) Healthcare 60.68%
5% Homestead Value Fund (HOVLX) Large Cap Value 52.04%
5% Jensen Value J (JNVSX) Blend 43.91%
10% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe 40.84%
5% Vanguard Telecom Services ETF (VOX) Telecom 37.50%
5% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 27.62%
6% iShares MSCI Japan Index (EWJ) Japan 24.34%
20% American Century Core Plus (ACCNX) Investment Grade Bond 4.04%
15% Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index ETF (BLV) Government Bond 2.37%
5% PowerShares DB US Dollar Index (UUP) Alternative 1.05%
15% American Century Government Bond (CPTNX) Government Bond 0.14%
4% Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV) Government Bond -5.20%
Period Portfolio Return: 18.61%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -27.01%
8/15/2013 - 9/26/2014
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
4% Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV) Government Bond 24.39%
10% Vanguard MegaCap Growth (MGK) Large Cap Growth 23.74%
20% Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index ETF (BLV) Government Bond 15.85%
6% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 12.56%
6% Vanguard Telecom Services ETF (VOX) Telecom 11.90%
5% Artisan Global Equity (ARTHX) Global 9.71%
9% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe 8.96%
10% PIMCO Mortgage Opportunities D (PMZDX) Mortgage Bond 6.57%
5% Wasatch Long/Short (FMLSX) Long/Short 6.44%
15% PIMCO BOND ETF (BOND) Investment Grade Bond 6.38%
10% DoubleLine Floating Rate N (DLFRX) Shorter Term Bond 2.17%
Period Portfolio Return: 11.64%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -10.24%
9/29/2014 - 3/12/2015
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
4% Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV) Government Bond 17.06%
10% Vanguard MegaCap Growth (MGK) Large Cap Growth 7.88%
5% Artisan Global Equity (ARTHX) Global 7.48%
20% Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index ETF (BLV) Government Bond 6.99%
6% American Century Utility Income (BULIX) Utilities 2.76%
10% DoubleLine Floating Rate N (DLFRX) Shorter Term Bond 2.27%
25% Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities (VMBS) Mortgage Bond 2.26%
6% Vanguard Telecom Services ETF (VOX) Telecom 1.91%
9% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe -2.48%
5% Wasatch Long/Short (FMLSX) Long/Short -3.97%
Period Portfolio Return: 3.97%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -1.43%
3/13/2015 - 1/06/2016
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
25% Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities (VMBS) Mortgage Bond 1.20%
6% Vanguard Telecom Services ETF (VOX) Telecom -0.41%
16% SPDR Barclays Intl. Treasury (BWX) Foreign Bond -0.81%
10% Vanguard MegaCap Growth (MGK) Large Cap Growth -2.62%
4% Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV) Government Bond -3.93%
20% Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index ETF (BLV) Government Bond -4.02%
5% Artisan Global Equity (ARTHX) Global -7.50%
9% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe -8.45%
5% Wasatch Long/Short (FMLSX) Long/Short -17.03%
Period Portfolio Return: -2.38%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -0.87%
1/07/2016 - 6/28/2018
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
6% Artisan Global Equity (ARTHX) Global 82.41%
5% iShares Mortgage REIT (REM) Alternative 45.28%
6% Homestead Value (HOVLX) Large Cap Value 41.61%
6% Vanguard Utilities (VPU) Utilities 33.58%
6% Artisan High Income Fund (ARTFX) High Yield Bond 27.30%
8% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe 27.02%
20% Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index ETF (BLV) Government Bond 9.67%
20% SPDR Barclays Intl. Treasury (BWX) Foreign Bond 8.09%
5% Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV) Government Bond 6.67%
14% Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities (VMBS) Mortgage Bond 2.06%
4% ETRACS 1xMonthly Short Alerian MLP (MLPS) Long/Short -24.15%
Period Portfolio Return: 16.40%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -30.19%
6/29/2018 - 2/27/2020
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
5% Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury (EDV) Government Bond 3906.52%
19% Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index ETF (BLV) Government Bond 2917.98%
6% Vanguard Utilities (VPU) Utilities 2862.09%
30% Dodge & Cox Global Bond Fund (DODLX) Foreign Bond 1380.81%
13% iShares Global Telecom ETF (IXP) Telecom 1226.98%
7% Homestead Value (HOVLX) Large Cap Value 1018.96%
12% Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities (VMBS) Mortgage Bond 949.31%
8% Vanguard European ETF (VGK) Europe -187.67%
Period Portfolio Return: 16.69%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 3.61%
2/28/2020 - 4/02/2020
% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
7% HOMESTEAD VALUE (HOVLX) Large Cap Value -18.22%
30% DODGE & COX GLOBAL BOND (DODLX) Foreign Bond -8.54%
6% VANGUARD MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES (VMBS) Mortgage Bond 1.19%
12% VANGUARD FTSE EUROPE (VGK) Europe -20.55%
10% VANGUARD ENERGY (VDE) Natural Resources -34.79%
7% iSHARES JP MORGAN EM BOND (LEMB) Foreign Bond -15.31%
7% FRANKLIN FTSE GERMANY (FLGR) Europe -21.42%
6% VANGUARD LONG-TERM BOND (BLV) Government Bond -3.21%
15% VANGUARD SHORT-TERM BOND (BSV) Very Short Term Bond 0.19%
Period Portfolio Return: -11.78%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: 2.52%
4/03/2020 - Present

% Name/Ticker Category Per. Ret.
Period Portfolio Return: 0.36%
Period Portfolio vs. S&P: -1.16%