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Vanguard Lifetime Income Program - Life Strategy Conservative Growth 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-LifeStrat Cons Gro6.96%18.47%64.30% 59.96%70.27%
Conservative Growth Composite Index*7.82%21.90% 67.26%74.34%

Year EndedVLIP-LifeStrat Cons GroConservative Growth Composite Index
Total ReturnTotal Return
20138.51%9.40%
20128.62%9.33%
20111.23%2.45%
201010.57%10.34%
200916.45%16.51%
2008–19.94%–14.86%
20076.43%6.63%
200610.05%9.37%
20053.91%4.27%
20047.46%7.51%
2003**4.00%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVLIP-LifeStrat Cons GroConservative Growth Composite Index*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20141.77%
20133.24%–1.19%3.18% 3.09%8.51%9.40%
20124.91%–0.64%3.40% 0.78%8.62%9.33%
20112.50%0.98%–6.47% 4.57%1.23%2.45%
20103.19%–3.21%6.73% 3.72%10.57%10.34%
2009–4.84%9.30%9.44% 2.30%16.45%16.51%
2008–3.97%–1.51% –5.84%–10.10%–19.94% –14.86%
20071.31%2.80%2.15%0.04%6.43% 6.63%
20062.32%–0.62%3.98% 4.08%10.05%9.37%
2005–1.24%1.80%1.91% 1.42%3.91%4.27%
20042.35%–0.87%0.76% 5.12%7.46%7.51%

*Weighted 48% Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, 28% CRSP US Total Market Index, 12% Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index, and 12% FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index as of June 3, 2013. In prior periods, the composite was 60% Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, 28% MSCI US Broad Market Index, and 12% MSCI ACWI ex USA IMI Index through June 2, 2013; 40% Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, 28% MSCI US Broad Market Index, 20% Barclays U.S. 1–3 Year Credit Bond Index, and 12% MSCI ACWI ex USA IMI Index through November 30, 2011; 40% Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (with the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index used after December 31, 2009), 35% MSCI US Broad Market Index, 20% Barclays U.S. 1–3 Year Credit Bond Index, and 5% MSCI EAFE Index through December 15, 2010; 40% Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, 35% Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 20% Barclays U.S. 1–3 Year Credit Bond Index, and 5% MSCI EAFE Index through April 22, 2005; and 40% Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, 35% Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Index, 20% Citigroup 3-Month Treasury Bill Index, and 5% MSCI EAFE Index through August 31, 2003. International stock benchmark returns are adjusted for withholding taxes.

** Since inception on 10/10/2003

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