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Vanguard ETFs

Enjoy the diversification and professional management of a mutual fund with lower investment minimums and real-time pricing.

ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have the diversification of mutual funds combined with lower investment minimums and transparent, real-time pricing. Over the past 10 years, 83% of Vanguard ETFs beat the returns of their peer-group averages.* And you can enjoy commission-free online trading on around 1,800 ETFs from Vanguard and about 100 other companies.1

1Commission-free trading of Vanguard ETFs applies to trades placed both online and by phone. Learn more about other conditions & costs that may apply

Vanguard Select ETFs

Start with a short list of broadly diversified, low-cost ETFs that give you everything you need to create a well-balanced portfolio.

All Vanguard ETFs

Start with the major asset classes; then filter the list down to find what you need.

How to buy ETFs

Because ETFs are traded like individual stocks and bonds, you'll need to set up a brokerage account before you can buy them.


Vanguard mutual funds

Get the best of both worlds: industry-leading low costs and competitive long-term performance.

Our expense ratios are 83% less than the industry average.** And 85% of our mutual funds performed better than their peer-group averages over the past 10 years.† Now that's a winning combination.

All-in-one funds

Get an entire portfolio in a single fund that helps you manage your investments and your risk. Just choose the one that matches your investing goal.

Vanguard Select Funds

Start with a short list of broadly diversified, low-cost funds that give you everything you need to create a well-balanced portfolio.

All Vanguard mutual funds

Explore all your options, beginning with the major asset classes and then narrowing down the list to find what you need.


Advice & tools to help you decide

Find the help you need to create a portfolio designed for long-term success, whether you prefer to do your own research or work with a professional.

Feel more confident knowing you've done everything you can to protect your money from the ups and downs of the markets. Get started online or connect with one of our financial planners.

Personal advice

Is it getting harder to find the time to manage your portfolio? Vanguard Personal Advisor Services® can help.


More investment options

Complement your portfolio with other types of investments, while conveniently having all of your accounts in one place.

Is your portfolio spread across several financial companies and getting harder to manage? Find everything you need at Vanguard to make things a little easier.

Mutual funds from other companies

Invest in mutual funds from hundreds of other fund families.

ETFs from other companies

Buy ETFs from about 100 other companies.

Individual stocks

Complement your portfolio with individual stocks.

Individual CDs & bonds

Search for CDs and bonds that match your criteria and compare prices and yields.

Cash investments

If you're looking for a cash investment, we have several products to help you reach your goals.

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Expense ratio

A mutual fund's annual operating expenses, expressed as a percentage of the fund's average net assets. It's calculated annually and removed from the fund's earnings before they're distributed to investors, directly reducing investors' returns.

An expense ratio includes management, administrative, marketing, and distribution fees. It doesn't include loads or purchase or redemption fees.

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ETFs (exchange-traded funds)

ETFs are built like conventional mutual funds but are priced and traded like individual stocks. They combine the diversification of mutual funds with lower investment minimums and transparent, real-time pricing of individual securities.

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Other conditions & costs that may apply

Commission-free trading of Vanguard ETFs applies to trades placed both online and by phone. Commission-free trading of non-Vanguard ETFs applies only to trades placed online; most clients will pay a commission to buy or sell non-Vanguard ETFs by phone. It also excludes leveraged and inverse ETFs, which can't be purchased through Vanguard but can be sold with a commission. Commission-free trading of non-Vanguard ETFs also excludes 401(k) participants using the Self-Directed Brokerage Option; see your plan's current commission schedule. Vanguard Brokerage reserves the right to change the non-Vanguard ETFs included in these offers at any time. All ETFs are subject to management fees and expenses; refer to each ETF's prospectus for more information. Account service fees may also apply. All ETF sales are subject to a securities transaction fee. See the Vanguard Brokerage Services commission and fee schedules for full details.