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Fund Goal

Designed to serve as a holding place for future investment dollars, an emergency cash reserve or a readily available source of funds, the Government Securities Fund seeks to safeguard your investment principal by concentrating on safety and liquidity first, with a strong secondary emphasis on generating a competitive yield.

We seek to maintain a stable net asset value by investing in U.S. dollar denominated short term Government Securities or repurchase agreements collateralized by U.S. Government Securities that we believe present minimal credit risks.

Process

Money Market funds are generally low-risk investments that seek stable returns over time, i.e., they value liquidity. We invest in top-rated investments that we believe offer minimal downside and maximum returns for you.

Our Money Market fund-building process is analytical and straightforward. Within the cash-equivalents market, our risk-management efforts focus on your need for safety, liquidity and competitive yields by investing in high-quality, short-term debt instruments.

Focused intently on risk-management and capital preservation, our Money Market managers are dedicated to ensuring your money’s steady growth and safety.

How We Make Money Market Funds Work For You:

Safety And Liquidity Assessment

We seek top-rated investments in attractive sectors and prioritize liquidity.

Determine Maturity Structure

We seek a balance of yield and maturity to strive for low-risk investments while earning attractive returns.

Maintenance

We seek to maximize returns while maintaining capital. If the yield and risk are not worthwhile, we will change our approach.

Note: An investment in a money market fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund. You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it cannot guarantee it will do so. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.

Market Concerns

An investment in a money market fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund.

You could lose money by investing in the Fund. Because the share price of the Fund will fluctuate, when you sell your shares they may be worth more or less than what you originally paid for them. The Fund may impose a fee upon sale of your shares or may temporarily suspend your ability to sell shares if the Fund's liquidity falls below required minimums because of market conditions or other factors. An investment in the Fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. The Fund's sponsor has no legal obligation to provide financial support to the Fund, and you should not expect that the sponsor will provide financial support to the Fund at any time.

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Lipper Rankings

Category: Lipper Money Market Funds (As of 09/30/2019)

RankPercentile
1 year80/15352
3 year71/14051
5 year57/11550
10 year42/10739
Rankings are for Administrative Class and are based on average annual total returns, but do not consider sales charges.The Lipper Mutual Funds Average is an equally weighted average of the mutual funds within their respective Lipper classification, adjusted for reinvestment of capital gains distributions and income dividends. Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Thomson Reuters Copyright 2019, all rights reserved.Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Fund Information as of 11/30/19

AdministrativeInstitutionalSelect
Net Asset Value$1.00$1.00$1.00
SymbolAPCXXAPHXXAPSXX
CUSIP14956P83614956P84414956P810
Inception09/21/9009/21/9009/21/90
Gross Expense Ratio0.70%0.45%0.45%
Net Expense Ratio0.57%0.28%0.20%
RatingsAAAm by S&PAAAm by S&PAAAm by S&P

Fund Statistics as of 9/30/19

Total Net Assets$1,756,758,872
Weighted Average Maturity (bonds)6 days

Contractual fee waivers are in effect from December 26, 2018 through December 31, 2019.

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