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Smart investing for the road ahead Delaware Dividend Income Fund:
A multi-asset approach to generating income

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Over time, stocks issued by companies that pay dividends — and especially those that grow dividends — outperformed stocks issued by companies that cut dividends or fail to declare dividends at all.

Historical annualized total returns for all stocks in the S&P 500® Index, grouped by dividend-paying status for the period Jan. 31, 1972–Dec. 31, 2013

Source: Ned Davis Research, January 2014

Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Chart is for illustrative purposes only.

*Company dividend classification is based on dividend activity over the past 12 months. These classifications are typically updated by Standard & Poor’s on a monthly basis.

There is no guarantee that dividend-paying stocks will continue to pay dividends.

The S&P 500 Index measures the performance of 500 mostly large-cap stocks weighted by market value, and is often used to represent performance of the U.S. stock market.

Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs, or expenses. Indices are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index.

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Phone: 877 693-3546

Carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risk factors, charges, and expenses before investing. This and other information can be found in the Fund’s prospectus and its summary prospectus, which may be obtained by visiting our fund literature page or calling 877 693-3546. Investors should read the prospectus and the summary prospectus carefully before investing.


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Past performance does not guarantee future results.

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