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Asset allocation

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Growth engine

All publicly and privately held equities, including any long-biased long-short hedge funds.

Inflation sensitive

Inflation sensitive investments may include equity real estate, held indirectly through private or public REITs or limited partnerships utilizing minimal leverage as well as natural resource and commodity related investments, held in the form of pooled limited partnership investments.

Deflation hedge

The purpose of fixed income investments, both domestic and international, is to provide diversification, a deflation hedge and a predictable source of current income.


Non-correlated, low-volatility strategies, including absolute return hedge funds.