Short-Term Pool

The Short-Term Pool

The Short-Term Pool is intended for investment of short-term funds with an investment horizon up to about eighteen months. This pool would be an alternative to money market investments and short-term CDs. This portfolio is not FDIC insured.

Allocation – Ultra short-term, short-term, and intermediate term fixed-income funds and approx. 5% in an S&P 500 Index Fund.

Risk Profile – The pool is expected to have the lowest volatility of the three pools.

Minimum Initial Investment – $1,000.00

Withdrawals – There are no automatic distributions of income from the Pool.  Withdrawals may be made on demand once per month.

Fees – Total annual fees assessed to the short term pool, which include custodian and fund manager fees, are approximately 0.255% of the pool’s value. TFE carefully manages the balance between active and passive investments so as to minimize fees.

Investment Returns as of September 30, 2021

Comparative Returns

Short-Term Investment Pool

Short-Term Investment Grade Median




1-year return



3-year return



5-year return



The pool was established in January of 2015.

*Returns recorded in the table include fees implicit in the funds. They do not reflect other TFE fees.

Note:  Historical investment returns are not a guarantee of future results.