Seven mutual funds that have a common approach of cautious yet successful strategies are good picks for investors to count on for the long term, according to Fortune.Fortune analyzed Morningstar data to screen for funds with both total returns and investor returns in the top 20% of their categories over 10 years.

The seven are: The Large-Cap American Century Equity Income fund, which invests somewhat conservatively. Over the past 10 years the fund has gained almost 13% a year, with dollar-weighted returns of nearly 12%.

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