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Vanguard Income Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
12/16/2002
Vanguard Income–1.94%7.99% 18.48%41.01%51.30%
Vanguard 529 Income Composite*–1.61% 8.85%20.43%45.89%

Year EndedVanguard IncomeVanguard 529 Income Composite
Total ReturnTotal Return
2013–3.43%–3.12%
20123.62%3.96%
20117.04%7.38%
20104.74%5.10%
20095.73%5.98%
20082.28%2.55%
20077.24%7.57%
20062.87%3.46%
20052.30%2.69%
20044.11%4.60%
20033.87%4.45%
2002**0.70%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVanguard IncomeVanguard 529 Income Composite*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20141.48%
2013–0.06%–3.11% 0.47%–0.73%–3.43%–3.12%
20120.27%1.87%1.31%0.13%3.62% 3.96%
20110.65%1.93%3.15%1.15%7.04% 7.38%
20100.98%2.68%1.89%–0.85% 4.74%5.10%
20091.59%0.86%2.64%0.53%5.73% 5.98%
20082.60%–0.48%–1.04% 1.21%2.28%2.55%
20071.48%–0.26%2.84% 3.02%7.24%7.57%
2006–0.81%0.27%2.89% 0.53%2.87%3.46%
2005–0.28%2.30%–0.18% 0.45%2.30%2.69%
20042.58%–2.05%2.47% 1.11%4.11%4.60%

*Consists of four unmanaged benchmarks, weighted 50% Spliced Total Bond Market Index, 25% Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Index, 21.25% Citigroup 3-Month Treasury Bill Index, and 3.75% Ryan Labs 3 year GIC Index . The Spliced Total Bond Market Index consists of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index through December 31, 2009; Barclays Aggregate Float Adjusted Index thereafter.

** Since inception on 12/16/2002

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