The 5 Year Treasury Trounces Managed Government Funds, Again

Fund Name

End Value

Total Income

Excess

over 10k

Avg./ Year

Vanguard F/I GNMA

$10,353

$3,675

$4,028

8.06%

American Century GNMA Inv

$10,249

$3,459

$3,708

7.42%

MSDW U.S. Govt Secs

$10,294

$3,269

$3,563

7.13%

Fidelity Government Secs.

$10,247

$3,302

$3,549

7.10%

Dreyfus GNMA

$10,050

$3,290

$3,340

6.68%

AARP GNMA & U.S. Treasury

$9,940

$3,336

$3,276

6.55%

Federated Govt Income Secs F

$9,900

$3,367

$3,267

6.53%

Franklin U.S. Govt Secs I

$9,737

$3,467

$3,204

6.41%

Vanguard F/I Short-Trm Fed

$10,132

$3,015

$3,147

6.29%

Kemper U.S. Mortgage B

$9,941

$3,155

$3,096

6.19%

Kemper U.S. Govt Secs A

$9,493

$3,550

$3,043

6.09%

Liberty-Colonial Fed SecuritiesA

$9,696

$3,334

$3,030

6.06%

Putnam U.S. Govt Income A

$9,788

$3,171

$2,959

5.92%

Putnam American Govt Inc A

$9,815

$3,119

$2,934

5.87%

Merrill Lynch Federal Secs D

$9,818

$3,088

$2,906

5.81%

Federated Fund for US Govt A

$9,487

$3,215

$2,702

5.40%

AXP Federal Income A

$9,706

$2,969

$2,675

5.35%

U.S. Government Securities

$9,356

$3,250

$2,606

5.21%

Liberty-Colonial U.S. Govt A

$9,552

$3,038

$2,590

5.18%

Lord Abbett U.S. Govt Secs

$8,948

$3,601

$2,549

5.10%