by alec » Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:36 pm, Post I was under the impression they're basically the same fund, but once you have more money with vanguard it just shifts to admiral shares and you get charged less fees because you have more money invested with them. Wiki article link: I struggled with the same question.

Most likely no but you risk adjusted return is better for 5 year treasuries. Marijuana is often referred to as weed, MJ, herb, cannabis and other slang terms.

The significant difference to me in this rising interest rates environment is.

by Northern Flicker » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:20 pm, Post by MrFlish » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:22 pm, Post

The current stock price disturbance, may contribute to short-term losses for the investors.

But is 2008 what even happens normally? This is because of VBTLXs broad diversification and shorter duration (less interest-rate risk). Re: Vanguard Bond Funds - VBTLX vs VBMFX « Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 01:48:24 PM » Just to get a sense of the magnitude of the difference between the two funds, it is $10 per $10,000 invested per year. How does raising the equity position while lowering corporate bonds and raising treasuries produce less overall risk? You can also learn who should invest in this mutual fund. ↳   The Bogleheads® Wiki: a collaborative work of the Bogleheads community, ↳   Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community, VBILX vs VBTLX [Vanguard Intermediate-Term vs. Total Bond], ... tion4_1=40, Re: VBILX vs VBTLX [Vanguard Intermediate-Term vs. Total Bond], ... nopaging=1, ... tion3_2=50, ... tion5_3=50, ... tion5_3=11.


Please help us personalize your experience. by Small Law Survivor » Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:06 am, Post I like to keep my fixed-income as simple as possible and I don't completely understand how asset-backed bonds work. by Munir » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:00 pm, Post See the master list of all thematic investing ETF themes here. With the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield hovering below 1% and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell... Investors could be forgiven to think there was no reason to invest outside of the U.S. for the... Are you getting the best rate from your broker? VBTLX vs SWAGX; VBTLX vs VFIAX; VBTLX vs FBNDX; Or use Finny Compare Wizard to create a comparison you’d like to see. Fidelity Total Bond Fund (FTBFX) vs. Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund Admiral Shares (VBTLX) These total bond funds have slightly different holdings, but it’s as close as we’re getting for this round. With the equity comparison module, you can estimate the relative strength of Vanguard to Vanguard, Vanguard, Vanguard, Metropolitan, and other instruments against each other as well as their competitors. The index invests in a wide spectrum of public, investment-grade, …

Between 6/1/2008 and 11/1/2008, total returns per Morningstar for VBTLX, VBILX, and VFIDX were: And the last three posts touch on the reasons I own Intermediate Government Bond Index and Short-Term Corporate Bond Index.

ETFdb has a rich history of providing data driven analysis of the ETF market, see our latest news here. VBMFX is non-Admiral with expense ratio 0.15%. I've decided to put approximately 10% or a little more (I like rounding my investment money up, a bit weird I know) and I can't decide between these two. Both are the same price per share and show the exact same performance over the last several years. VBTLX has mortgage-backeds and a few too many treasuries for it to be my choice.

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by mcraepat9 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:24 pm, Post

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by Munir » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:01 pm, Post

Upgrade to remove this ad. in its fund prospectus. Upgrade to remove this ad. Just to get a sense of the magnitude of the difference between the two funds, it is $10 per $10,000 invested per year.

This includes government bonds and corporate bonds of …

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Markets do change, but again, this seems like kind of a once-in-a-generation event.


by alec » Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:16 pm, Post

Your personalized experience is almost ready. Looking at total returns of different periods of the past decade should be one of the factors that can help in choosing a fund.

Aggregate Bond Index.

The Fund seeks to provide total return while generating a moderate level of current income.

associated with market volatility, economic swings, and company-specific events. I was leaning this way because VBTLX has a high percentage of mortgage backed securities. Either fund is very good for your purposes.
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How they are pooled together, when they can be paid off early, etc.?

The problem here is that this comparison doesn't explore the relationship between VFICX and the VTSMX+VFITX combination.

Mainly, because I don't want to own Mortgage-backed or long-term bonds. When a risk has materialized in the past, it certainly is a legitimate risk. VBILX is 6.5 years while VBTLX is 6.1 years which are close enough that I consider them the same. Not that you have a choice if you are under/over $10,000.

Aggregate Bond Index Benchmark Index Description: The index measures the performance of the U.S. investment grade bond market. VBTLX might be the right fund for you, just don't think that the extra return was any kind of free lunch.

The Short-Term fund does hold a higher percentage of US government bonds (64% vs the 50:50 ratio in VBILX).

- Upton Sinclair. You can see it quite visibly on a growth chart if you look for it. Aggregate Bond Index, Learn more about VBTLX at, iShares Intermediate Government/Credit Bond ETF, PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund, AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF, WisdomTree Barclays Interest Rate Hedged U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF. by Northern Flicker » Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:59 pm, Post I agree it's a pretty close call. See our independently curated list of ETFs to play this theme here.

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VBILX vs VBTLX [Vanguard Intermediate-Term vs. Total Bond] Post by MrFlish » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:45 am. Aggregate Bond Index. Check out, Get a quick overview of global market snapshot using zoomable world map. "Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler."
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