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Vanguard Lifetime Income Program - GNMA Fund [QF]

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
10/10/2003
VLIP-GNMA Fund–0.84%7.58% 17.85%48.99%52.57%
Barclays US GNMA Index*–0.18%9.40% 21.17%58.36%

Year EndedVLIP-GNMA FundBarclays US GNMA Index
Total ReturnTotal Return
2013–2.73%–2.12%
20121.81%2.42%
20117.10%7.90%
20106.39%6.67%
20094.77%5.37%
20086.65%7.87%
20076.46%6.98%
20063.78%4.61%
20052.80%3.20%
20043.59%4.35%
2003**0.93%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVLIP-GNMA FundBarclays US GNMA Index*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20141.90%
2013–0.05%–3.01% 1.07%–0.73%–2.73%–2.12%
20120.32%0.94%1.06%–0.52% 1.81%2.42%
20110.46%2.54%2.92%1.02%7.10% 7.90%
20101.78%3.29%0.92%0.27%6.39% 6.67%
20092.22%0.01%2.17%0.30%4.77% 5.37%
20082.08%–0.92%1.55% 3.83%6.65%7.87%
20071.19%–0.79%2.80% 3.17%6.46%6.98%
2006–0.22%–0.82% 3.48%1.35%3.78%4.61%
2005–0.03%2.00%–0.13% 0.95%2.80%3.20%
20041.46%–1.36%2.40% 1.09%3.59%4.35%

*Includes mortgage-backed pass-through securities of the Government National Mortgage Association; these securities are based on pools of 15- and 30-year fixed-rate home mortgages.

** Since inception on 10/10/2003

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