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I think you are focusing on the "fund" track record and not the skill of the manager. ASK for the manager's name & stats. Their information is public under SEC rules - and under the DOL fee disclosure rules, your employer MUST provide their names. They may be very well establish managers and have an exemplar record - but you don't know unless you research....

And no offense, but ALL of hte studies on the subject indicate that professionally managed funds outperform individuals....
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