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I have half of my 457b in growth stock and plan to keep it that way, give or take a few percentages.

The other 50% is in what I call my "Stable" side of investments.
Below the line is what my 457b plan with VOYA says about this fund, which is titled "Active Fixed Income".

My question is how stable is this part of my portfolio (Active Fixed Income Fund) if a recession happens?
I know the "growth" part of my portfolio will just have to wait out a recession.
Which I can easily do on the beach in Costa Rica with just my pension and social security checks.
Of course, there is always the chance that I will meet a new ex wife. . .

Active Fixed Income Option

Objective: This option seeks to provide a higher level of current earnings than the Short-Term Fixed Option by investing in fixed income securities with a range of maturities, including U.S. Treasury and corporate securities with limited exposure to high-yield and foreign fixed income securities.

Strategy: The option invests primarily in intermediate term bonds with maturities ranging from three to ten years. The option provides a blended performance of the following three mutual funds:
33.3% BlackRock Debt Index
33.3% DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund
33.3% Wellington Trust Capital Core Bond Plus Fund
The benchmark for this option is the Barclays Aggregate Bond Index.

Expenses*: 0.18%

Investment Option Information

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The only one more conservative is the "Stable Value Option":

"Category: Stable Value

Objective: This option seeks to provide stability of principal plus stable, predictable returns that are competitive with other fixed income investments with similar risks.

Strategy: The option provides a blended portfolio of investments managed by:
100% Galliard Capital Management

The benchmark for this option is the 91-Day Treasury Bill and the 5-year Constant Maturing Treasury (CMT)."
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