Design a portfolio with any combination of Vanguard ETFs® and mutual funds, other companies' funds, individual stocks and other ETFs, and CDs and bonds.
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, 84% 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
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Our expense ratios are 83% less than the industry average.** And 84% of our mutual funds performed better than their peer-group averages over the past 10 years.† Now that's a winning combination.
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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.
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.
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.