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Vanguard taxable long-term bond funds

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Vanguard® Long-Term Bond Index Fund

  • Seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index that covers investment-grade bonds with a dollar-weighted average maturity of 15 to 30 years.
  • Invests in U.S. government and high-quality corporate bonds.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 04/29/20130.20%
Avg. Long-Term Bond Fund expense ratio0.90%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Long-Term Investment-Grade Fund

  • Seeks to provide a high and sustainable level of current income.
  • Invests primarily in high-quality (investment grade) corporate bonds.
  • Maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity of 10 to 25 years.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/07/20140.22%
Avg. Long-Term Bond Fund expense ratio0.90%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Long-Term Treasury Fund

  • Seeks to provide a high and sustainable level of current income.
  • Invests primarily in direct government obligations, such as U.S. Treasury bonds, that are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.
  • Maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity of 15 to 30 years.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 02/07/20140.20%
Avg. Long Government Fund expense ratio0.56%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

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