Introducing Vanguard Personal Advisor Services®
Vanguard – Financial Friend
Managing finances can be stressful. Why not get help from a Vanguard advisor?
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Kate: We need to get on track for retirement. And start saving for college.
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Vanguard Advisor #1: Of course, Kate, we’ll figure this out together. First, tell me about you and your husband’s income.
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Our advisors start by lending an ear. They learn about you, your finances, and your needs, and help you define your goals.
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They’ll build a personalized, flexible plan that fits your ambitions and lifestyle.
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Vanguard Advisor #1: So, Alex, Kate, how does your plan sound? Ready to sign off?
Kate and Alex: Let’s do it!
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We put your plan into action using the Vanguard funds and strategies we’re known for. And manage your portfolio so you can get out and enjoy your life.
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You can always check in on your progress anytime, anywhere.
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An advisor is available to connect whenever you need to.
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Vanguard Advisor #2: Happy you’re settling into your new home. We’ll keep working together to keep you right on track.
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Alex: Thank you, we’re thrilled. But I do have a few tax worries about my investments.
Vanguard Advisor #2: Not to worry, I can help you with some tax strategies regarding your investments.
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And when life brings change, we’re here by your side.
Kate: We’re going to be grandparents!
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Vanguard Advisor #2: Congratulations! There are a lot of ways you can help contribute.
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Our advisors don’t make commissions and are fiduciaries, always acting in your best interests. They can even advise on estate planning and provide guidance on philanthropic giving.
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Connect with us over the phone, email, or video chat.
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Some clients get the whole family involved, and others chat privately when they want to plan something special.
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Alex: Can I afford to surprise the family with a trip?
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Vanguard Advisor #2: How exciting! Let’s take a look at your plan.
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With no outside investors, Vanguard only serves one group of people: you.
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Advisor, planner, coach, or financial friend. Whatever you call us, we’re here when you need us and have your best interests at heart.
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All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest.
The services provided to clients who elect to receive ongoing advice will vary based upon the amount of assets in a portfolio. Please review the Form CRS and Vanguard Personal Advisor Services Brochure for important details about the service, including its asset-based service levels and fee breakpoints.
Advice services are provided by Vanguard Advisers, Inc., a registered investment advisor, or by Vanguard National Trust Company, a federally chartered, limited-purpose trust company.
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