|4500 Main St. , Kansas City, MO 64111|
|Fund Manager||Team Managed|
Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in high- and medium-grade, non-money market debt securities. These securities, which may be payable in U.S. or foreign currencies, may include corporate bonds and notes, government securities and securities backed by mortgages or other assets. Shorter-term debt securities round out the portfolio.The fund invests most of its assets in investment-grade securities. An investment-grade security is one that has been rated by an independent rating agency in its top four credit quality categories or determined by the advisor to be of comparable credit quality. However, up to 15% of the fund s assets may be invested in securities rated in the fifth-highest category by an independent rating agency, or determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor. The weighted average maturity of the fund's portfolio must be three and one-half years or longer.The fund may invest in securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. Treasury and certain U.S. government agencies or instrumentalities such as the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). Ginnie Mae is supported by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. Securities issued or guaranteed by other U.S.government agencies or instrumentalities, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) are not guaranteed by the U.S. Treasury or supported by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. However, they are authorized to borrow from the U.S. Treasury to meet their obligations.The fund also may invest in derivative instruments such as options, futures contracts, options on futures contracts, and swap agreements (including, but not limited to,credit default swap agreements), or in mortgage- or asset-backed securities, provided that such investments are in keeping with the fund's investment objective.The fund is not permitted to invest in securities issued by companies assigned the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) or the Bloomberg Industry Classification Standard (BICS) for the tobacco industry.To determine whether to buy or sell a security, the portfolio managers consider, among other things, various fund requirements and standards, along with economic conditions, alternative investments and interest rates.The fund may engage in active and frequent trading of portfolio securities to achieve its principal investment strategies. This may cause higher transaction costs and may affect performance. It may also result in the realization and distribution of capital gains.
|Asset Type||% Of Allocation|
|Total Net Assets||5.15 B|
|Criteria||3 Years||5 Years||10 Years|
|Minimum Initial IRA||$0|
|Timeframe||Average Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021||Average Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021||Avg Annual Current Performance Monthly As Of 08/31/2021||Avg Annual Current Performance Quarterly As Of 05/31/2021|
|Life Of Fund||
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