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Asset Allocation Fund

A mutual fund with a portfolio mixing stocks, bonds, and cash equivalents in different types of securities. This is done to diversify the fund and avoid the volatility in any one market. There are three basic types of asset allocation funds. Balanced funds maintain a more-or-less fixed ratio of stocks and bonds. Life-cycle or target date funds start with higher-risk investments, but move toward lower-risk as the investor approaches some pre-determined date, usually retirement. Finally, life-style funds are actively managed according to an investor's or broker's specifications and market conditions.

asset allocation fund

An investment company that varies the proportion of its portfolio devoted to stocks, bonds, and money market securities in order to reduce the variability of returns and to take better advantage of different segments of the securities markets. An asset allocation fund is designed to save individual investors from being required to alter their investment mix in response to changes in market conditions.
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Organized in 1948, AAFS serves a distinguished and diverse membership of 6,600 forensic science professionals who are the focal point for public information when forensic science issues are addressed in the public domain.
As a journalist, you may receive a complimentary meeting registration to attend the 55th Annual Meeting by showing your press pass at the AAFS registration desk.
We look forward to opportunities for AAFS membership to participate this process also.
The AAFS has more than 6,600 members in eleven disciplines and promotes education, training and research in forensic science and supports quality, ethical practice, scholarship and forensic science education through its various activities, committees and affiliates.
Organized in 1948, AAFS serves a distinguished and diverse membership of 6,000 forensic science professionals who are the focal point for public information when forensic science issues are addressed in the public domain.
Highlights of the meeting include the AAFS Student Academy, an educational community outreach program for high school students, held on Tuesday, Feb.
COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION FOR THE MEDIA: Individuals able to document a current direct connection with the news media may receive free registration at the AAFS Registration Desk, as may journalism students by presenting letterhead-stationary certification that they are attending as part of a class activity.
He has authored nearly 200 scientific articles and is a past-president and distinguished fellow of AAFS.