Vanguard Growth Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 01/31/2015)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
12/16/2002
Vanguard Growth8.65%37.91%67.27%84.83% 141.20%
Vanguard 529 Growth Composite*8.79%38.93%69.44% 90.40%

Year EndedVanguard GrowthVanguard 529 Growth Composite
Total ReturnTotal Return
20147.09%7.34%
201319.45%19.97%
201213.62%13.75%
2011–0.48%–0.07%
201013.65%14.00%
200924.06%24.82%
2008–29.11%–29.38%
20077.27%7.56%
200612.47%13.04%
20055.36%5.90%
20049.97%10.54%
200321.13%22.35%
2002**–0.60%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 12/31/2014)
YearVanguard GrowthVanguard 529 Growth Composite*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20141.80%4.15%–1.25% 2.27%7.09%7.34%
20136.36%0.10%5.68%6.17%19.45% 19.97%
20129.44%–2.84%5.22% 1.55%13.62%13.75%
20114.22%0.74%–11.95% 7.65%–0.48%–0.07%
20104.19%–7.98%10.15% 7.61%13.65%14.00%
2009–8.30%14.53%13.57% 4.01%24.06%24.82%
2008–6.54%–1.59% –8.40%–15.87%–29.11% –29.38%
20071.78%4.51%2.34%–1.46% 7.27%7.56%
20063.51%–1.18%4.13% 5.59%12.47%13.04%
2005–1.59%2.15%3.01% 1.75%5.36%5.90%

*Consists of the CRSP US Total Market Index (52.5%), FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index (22.5%), and Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index (25%). The CRSP index replaced the MSCI US Broad Market Index (on January 15, 2013), which had replaced the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Index (on April 22, 2005). The Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index replaced the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index on December 31, 2009. The FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index replaced the MSCI ACWI ex USA IMI Index on June 3, 2013, which replaced the MSCI EAFE + Emerging Markets Index on December 16, 2010. International stock benchmark returns are adjusted for withholding taxes.

** Since inception on 12/16/2002

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