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A key to building a sound investment strategy is not always following the latest trend or trying to pick the best time to get into the market. Rather, it's asset allocation, the strategy of spreading your investment dollars — based on your personal needs — among stocks, bonds or money market instruments.
As the chart below illustrates, risk and potential reward usually go hand-in-hand. When creating your Northern Funds portfolio, you'll want to select the right investment mix to match your comfort level with risk. Use our Risk/Reward spectrum below to navigate your way to the 100% no-load mutual fund1 that's right for you.
Offering you opportunities for capital appreciation and long- term growth.
International Equity Funds & Sector Funds
Small- & Medium-Capitalization Equity Funds
Income & Large-Capitalization Equity Funds
Offering you access to Northern Trust Global Investments best investment thinking in a single ticker, fund of funds.
Providing you with the potential for current income.
Longer-Term & High Yield Bond Funds
Short & Intermediate-Term Bond Funds
Helping you meet your cash management and short-term investment needs.2
Money Market Funds
1Although the funds are no-load, other annual fees and expenses do apply as described in the prospectus.
2Performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return will fluctuate. Shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown here. The current yield more closely reflects the current earnings of the Fund than the total return. Performance would have been lower in the absence of fee waivers in effect.
You could lose money by investing in the Fund. All purchase and sale activity is being transacted at the Amortized Cost NAV of $1.00. 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 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.