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Choose your Vanguard ETFs

Get all the information you need to make confident investment decisions. And remember: At Vanguard, all of our ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are commission-free.

Build a fully diversified portfolio with just 4 ETFs

Although we have more than 70 ETFs to choose from, these 4 total_market_ETFs-when used in combination-cover nearly all aspects of the U.S. and international stock and bond markets. This level of diversification can help reduce your overall investment risk while making it easier to manage your portfolio.

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See a side-by-side comparison of up to 5 ETFs and mutual funds, including Vanguard and non-Vanguard alternatives.

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Understand the differences (and similarities) between ETFs and mutual funds so you can make confident investment decisions.

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Total market ETF

An ETF that invests in the U.S. or international bond or stock market at the broadest level.

"Total bond" ETFs invest in a combination of short-, intermediate-, and long-term bonds with varying degrees of credit quality and risk.

"Total stock" ETFs invest in a combination of small, mid-size, and large companies with varying degrees of value (meaning they focus on paying dividends) and growth (meaning they focus on increasing the price of their stock).

They typically do this by following an indexing strategy-choosing a broad market index that tracks the entire bond or stock market and investing in all or a representative sample of the bonds or stocks in that index.

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Diversification

A strategy intended to lower your chances of losing money on your investments.

Diversification can be achieved in many ways, including spreading your investments across:

  • Multiple asset classes, by buying a combination of cash, bonds, and stocks.
  • Multiple holdings, by buying many bonds and stocks (which you can do through a single ETF) instead of just one or a few.
  • Multiple geographic regions, by buying a combination of U.S. and international investments.
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After you have your asset allocation

Consider breaking down your bond and stock allocations into U.S. and international investments to further diversify your portfolio.

U.S. & international bond ETFs

You might split your bond allocation to about:

  • 70°/o U.S. bonds. For example, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) offers the broadest exposure to U.S. bonds.
  • 30% international bonds. For example, Vanguard Total lntemational Bond ETF (BNDX) offers the broadest exposure to international bonds.

U.S. & international stock ETFs

You might split your stock allocation to about:

  • 60% U.S. stocks. For example, Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) offers the broadest exposure to U.S. stocks.
  • 40% international stocks. For example, Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS) offers the broadest exposure to international stocks.