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Additional annuity forms    
Guaranteed Lifetime Withdrawal Benefit (GLWB) Election Form

Add a GLWB rider to an existing Vanguard Variable Annuity.


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Understanding Annuitization

Read this brochure to learn how "annuitization" can generate a stream of income in retirement.


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Variable Annuity Death Benefit Change Form
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Additional 529 college savings forms    
Vanguard 529 Account Information Change Kit

Change your name, address, phone number, or successor on your Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan.


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Vanguard 529 Change of Ownership Kit

Use this form to transfer all or part of your account balance to a new account owner.


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Vanguard 529 Trustee Certification

Use this form to identify current trustees when the identity and/or number of trustees has changed or when the trustees are not identified in The Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan (The Vanguard 529) account.


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Account Authorization

Grant another Vanguard client(s) full, limited, or inquiry access to your accounts.


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Successor Custodian Designation

Name a person to succeed you as custodian on your Vanguard® Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) or Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (UTMA) accounts. *Additional certification may be required.


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Voice Verification

Access your account by phone securely and conveniently using Vanguard Voice Verification


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Recharacterization    
Authorization to Recharacterize IRA Assets

Change all or part of your contributions to a different type of IRA or reverse a Roth IRA conversion.


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Tax forms    
Cost Basis Method Election Form

Use this form to select your preferred cost basis method.


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Cost Basis Method Election Form for Vanguard Asset Management Services Clients

If you're an Asset Management Services client, you can use this form to select your preferred cost basis method.


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Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification)

Add your tax-filing status and taxpayer identification number to your Vanguard accounts. Individuals should use their Social Security number; business organizations should use their employer identification number.


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Withholding Notice (WH4P) for U.S. Citizens, Resident, and Non-Resident Aliens

Explains the federal income tax withholding options for Vanguard® traditional IRA distributions to U.S. citizens and resident or non-resident aliens.


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Small business    
403(b)(7) Information Sharing Agreement

Employers and plan sponsors can use this form to comply with the information sharing requirements related to contract exchanges.


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403(b)(7) Salary Reduction Agreement

Initiate a salary reduction agreement between an employer and employee for 403(b)(7) individual custodial accounts. This form requires signatures from both the employee and employer.


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Individual 401(k) Salary Reduction Agreement

This is an agreement between employer and employee for an Individual 401(k) account.


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Update your account
Change your address    
Change of Address Form

Change the address on your Vanguard account(s) on-line or by mail.


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Retirement Plan Change of Address

If you are a plan administrator/trustee/authorized individual, use this form to change the address for your retirement plan.


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Designate beneficiaries
Annuity beneficiary    
Variable Annuity Annuitant's Beneficiary Change Form

Change the beneficiary designated in your Vanguard Variable Annuity contract.


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College savings beneficiary    
Vanguard 529 Beneficiary Change Kit

Change the beneficiary on an existing Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan or move a portion of the account assets to a new account.


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Small business    
403(b)(7) Beneficiary Change Form

For 403(b)(7) accounts only: Use this form to designate or change beneficiaries for your 403(b)(7) account. (Note: Employees with an institutional account must use the institutional beneficiary designation form.)


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Individual 401(k) Beneficiary Designation Form

For Individual 401(k) accounts only: Use this form to designate or change beneficiaries for your Vanguard Individual 401(k) account. (Note: Employees with an institutional account must use the institutional beneficiary designation form.)


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Retirement account beneficiary    
IRA Beneficiary Designation Kit

For IRA accounts only: Use this form to designate or change beneficiaries for your traditional, rollover, SEP, Simple, Roth, and inherited IRA accounts.


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Nonretirement account beneficiary    
Transfer on Death (TOD) Plan Kit

For nonretirement accounts only: Use this kit to change, designate, or delete beneficiaries on your Vanguard nonretirement accounts. (This form cannot be used for any other accounts or annuity contracts.)


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Correct your name on an account
Change name on annuities    
Variable Annuity Name Change Form
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Name change    
Name Change Form

Change your name on your Vanguard® accounts. *Additional certification may be required.


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One-and-the-Same Certification Form

Use this form to authenticate any name differences on your accounts with Vanguard Brokerage Services® and other institutions, as well as on physical securities you present for deposit.


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Additional forms
Additional annuity forms    
Variable Annuity Withdrawal Form

Use this form if you live overseas, and are unable to call us, to request a one time withdrawal from your annuity, payable by check.


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Additional forms    
Exercising Your Employee Stock Options

Learn how to exercise your employee stock options through your Vanguard Brokerage Services® account. This kit includes the forms you need to get started.


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Stock and Bond Certificate Transfer Kit

Use this kit to transfer stocks or bonds for which you've been issued a certificate.


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Wire    
Wire Transfer Form for One-Time Redemptions

Use this form to request a one-time wire redemption from your Vanguard® stock, balance and international funds, as well as your money market and bond fund accounts.


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Buy or sell
Buy more shares of an existing account    
403(b) Account Exchange/Transfer Authorization form

Use this form to move your 403(b) assets from another financial institution to an existing Vanguard 403(b)(7) custodial account, or to move assets between two different employer plan accounts at Vanguard.


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Individual 401(k) Plan Asset Transfer Form

Use this form to move an Individual 401(k) Plan to Vanguard.


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Investment Instructions

Purchase Vanguard® fund shares by check.


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Retirement Plan Rollover Form

Use this form to initiate a direct rollover of pre-tax dollars from a SIMPLE IRA, SEP-IRA, traditional IRA, or a previous employer plan to a different plan type that is either a Vanguard® SEP-IRA or Vanguard 403(b)(7) program.


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SEP-IRA Asset Transfer Form

Move assets from a SEP-IRA held with another financial institution to an existing Vanguard SEP--IRA.


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SIMPLE IRA Asset Transfer Authorization

Move assets from a SIMPLE IRA at another financial institution to an existing Vanguard® SIMPLE IRA.


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SIMPLE IRA Contribution Remittance Form

Plan administrators can use this form along with a signed new account application, to establish a SIMPLE IRA for an employee.


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Vanguard 529 Additional Purchase Kit

Contribute to an existing Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan.


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Sell shares of an existing account    
403(b)(7) Installment Distribution Form

Use this form to authorize Vanguard® to issue an installment distribution from your Vanguard® 403(b)(7) custodial account. This form includes information about important tax rules.


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403(b)(7) Single Distribution Request

Take a distribution from your Vanguard® 403(b)(7) individual custodial account. This form includes information about important tax rules.


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Account Withdrawal Form for Nonretirement Accounts

Use this form to make a one-time total or partial withdrawal from a nonretirement mutual fund account or ESA to a special payee or to a different registration.


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Brokerage IRA In-Kind Distribution Form

Use this form to move retirement assets in-kind from a Vanguard Brokerage Services® IRA to a Vanguard Brokerage Services nonretirement account. When assets are distributed in-kind, they are not liquidated.


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Distributions from a Vanguard® IRA

Take a one time distribution from your Vanguard IRA


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Excess Contribution Removal Form for IRA & ESA Kit

Remove an excess contribution from your IRA or Education Savings Account.


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Excess Contribution Removal Form for SIMPLE and SEP-IRAs

Remove an excess contribution from your SIMPLE or SEP-IRA.


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Individual 401(k)/Individual Roth 401(k) Distribution Form

Use this form to take a single distribution from your Vanguard Individual 401(k) or Individual Roth 401(k) Plan.


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Individual 401(k)/Individual Roth 401(k) Installment Distribution Form

Use this form to set up a series of distributions from your Vanguard® Individual 401(k) Plan.


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Retirement Investment Program Redemption Form

Use this form for non-Vanguard Trustee plans for participant redemptions or for pooled accounts.


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Selling Stock Under SEC Rule 144 Kit

If you are a Vanguard Brokerage Services® client, you can use this kit to sell stock covered under SEC Rule 144.


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SEP-IRA Installment Distribution Request Kit

Establish recurring distributions from your SEP-IRA account.


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SIMPLE IRA Installment Distribution Form

Establish recurring distributions.


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Vanguard 529 Withdrawal Request Kit

Request a full or partial withdrawal from your Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan.


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Bank transfers
College savings options    
Vanguard 529 Automatic Investment/Electronic Bank Transfer Kit

Start, change, or stop automatic electronic bank transfers to a Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan.


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Bank transfer    
Automatic Investment/Withdrawal Plan - Nonretirement Account

Use this form to establish an automatic transfer of money between your bank account and your Vanguard nonretirement account on a set schedule.


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Automatic Investment/Withdrawal Plan - Retirement account

Use this form to establish an automatic movement of money between your bank account and your Vanguard traditional, Roth, or SEP-IRA or to set up a withdrawal plan for an inherited IRA.


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Bank Transfer Service Form

Enable bank transfers to and from your Vanguard® accounts.


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Updated Bank Authorization Agreement

Use this form to update the agreement that Vanguard has on file for a bank account that is not registered the same as the Vanguard account.


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Additional annuity forms    
Variable Annuity Automatic Asset Rebalance Service

Learn about the service to rebalance your annuity's asset allocation automatically on a monthly, quarterly, semi-, or annual basis.


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Variable Annuity Electronic Bank Transfer Form
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Cost basis    
Annuity Cost Basis Form - 1035 Exchange

Use this form to update the cost basis information for your annuity contract if you came to Vanguard through a 1035 exchange and the cost basis information wasn't furnished by your previous provider.


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Cost Basis Adjustment Form for Inherited Shares

Use this form to adjust cost basis for Vanguard Brokerage and Mutual Fund accounts.


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Mutual Fund 1099-DIV Brochure

Reports dividends, capital gains distributions, and foreign taxes paid for your taxable investments, whether they're mutual fund shares or brokerage holdings.


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Tele-Account®

Learn how to manage your accounts using our automated phone service.


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VBS 1099B Brochure

Tax brochure


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Brokerage    
Margin Account Application

Request margin trading for your Vanguard Brokerage Services® account. Before conducting margin trading, you must obtain approval from Vanguard Brokerage Services.


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Small business    
Substantially Equal Periodic Payments (SEPPs)

Initiate penalty-free distributions before age 59 1/2 from your existing Vanguard® Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, SIMPLE IRA, or SEP-IRA, 403(b)(7), Profit-Sharing Plan, or Money Purchase Pension Plan by taking substantially equal periodic payments (SEPPs)


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Add a service
Checkwriting    
Checkwriting Application

Establish the ability to write checks for $250 or more from your eligible Vanguard® mutual fund accounts.


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Upgrade to a VanguardAdvantage Account

Clients of Vanguard® Flagship®, Voyager Select®, and Asset Management Services can upgrade an existing Vanguard nonretirement brokerage account to a VanguardAdvantage® account featuring a variety of cash management services.


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VanguardAdvantage Account Kit

Clients of Vanguard® Flagship®, Voyager Select®, and Asset Management Services can use this kit to open a VanguardAdvantage® nonretirement brokerage account featuring a variety of cash management services.


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Asset Management Services    
Alternative bond indexes: Trading one risk factor for others?

An overview of alternative bond indexing approaches and why we support the traditional market-capitalization approach.


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Alternative equity approaches to indexing: Buyer be aware

An overview of alternative equity indexing approaches and why we support the traditional market-capitalization approach.


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Alternative strategies: What you don't know can hurt you

An overview of alternative investing strategies that may present advantages to a portfolio, but may also present challenges


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Bonds have never reached the depths of a bear market for stocks kit

Historically, the worst 12-month return for bonds has not come close to what would qualify as a bear market for stocks


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Create clear, appropriate investment goals kit

The media's focus on hot-performing strategies can cause investors to flock to highly rated funds. However, there is no guarantee that the fund's recent success will persist.


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Develop a suitable asset allocation using broadly diversified funds kit

When building a portfolio to meet a specific objective, it's critical to select a combination of assets that offers the best chance for meeting that objective.


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Floating-rate bonds offer higher yields for a reason

Floating-rate bonds have gained in popularity because they offer higher yields than most short-term investments and their coupon rates change with the market rate.


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Focus on college planning: Know your college savings options

Review and compare ways to save for your child's education.


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Focus on estate planning: Preparing for end-of-life issues

Whether you're facing a serious illness or just want to get your affairs in order, there are things you can do that will make it easier for your loved ones upon your death and ensure that your intentions are met.


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Focus on estate planning: Special needs trust

A special needs trust can be a valuable estate planning tool. Find out more with this fact sheet.


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Focus on estate planning: The importance of beneficiary designations Kit

Understanding how your assets will transfer after your death helps you create an estate plan that ultimately fulfills your wishes and prevents unnecessary delays for your heirs.


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Focus on executive compensation: What you need to know about equity plans

Learn about the tax implications of exercising and selling stock options and restricted stock shares within an executive compensation plan.


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Focus on financial planning: Managing multiple financial goals

A five-step method to help you save for several financial goals at once.


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Focus on health care: Coverage options for early retirees

Health care coverage options that can help bridge the gap between early retirement and Medicare eligibility.


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Focus on long-term care: Developing a coverage plan

Elements you should consider when making plans for long-term care.


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Focus on loss of a loved one: Handling financial matters in a challenging time

Steps that can help you manage your finances as you cope with the loss of someone you love.


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Focus on retirement planning: Envision your retirement questionnaire

A questionaire to help clients create a vision for their retirement


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Focus on retirement planning: I'm retiring. What now?

Some important questions to answer as you plan for—or enter into—retirement.


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Focus on retirement planning: Should you convert to a Roth IRA?

The pros and cons of converting to a Roth IRA.


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Focus on trust services: Learn the basics of living trusts

You've probably given some thought to what happens to your assets when you’re gone. Most people know they need a will, but when might you want to consider a living trust?


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Focus on trust services: What a trust can do for you

With a trust, assets are managed by a trustee whom you appoint to oversee and administer them. Trusts are an excellent way to manage and help safeguard your assets.


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Focus on trust services: Why choosing a corporate trustee makes sense

Whether you already have a trust or are in the process of setting one up, it’s important to select the right trustee to oversee it.


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Focus on wealth planning: Charitable gifts

A list of giving options to help you make the most of your charitable contributions.


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Focus on wealth planning: The benefits of a trust

What you should know about setting up a trust and appointing a trustee.


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Focus on Social Security: Advanced strategies for taking benefits

Advanced strategies for taking Social Security benefits


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In boom times or bust, balance has made the difference

A historical look at how balanced portfolios have weathered past recessions and why shifting to a more defensive portfolio in times of economic distress may not be warranted.


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Investment-grade bonds are among the best diversifiers of equity risk kit

The lower the credit quality of the bonds, the more their returns correlate with those of stocks during bear markets, reducing their diversification benefit


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Maintain perspective and long-term discipline kit

To meet any objective, one must rely on the interaction of the portfolio's initial assets, the contribution or spending over time, the asset allocation, and the return environment over the duration of the time horizon.


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Reaching for yield can also increase volatility kit

With low yields for investment- grade bonds, investors may be considering going to another asset class for higher income which may lead to volatility


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Setting realistic expectations for portfolio returns kit

Lower expected bond returns suggest lower returns for balanced portfolios


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Shortening maturities may help protect principal but could lower income kit

Shortening duration means forgoing better yields if rates stay low for an extended period of time


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Take control of costs; keep more of your returns kit

You can't control the markets. But you can often control what you pay to invest, and that can make an enormous different over time.


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The Case for Indexing

Informational brochure outlining indexing and the long term view on investing


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The Indexing Cost Advantage

The impact of costs on total returns and why low-cost index funds may be preferable to trying to outperform the market with actively managed funds.


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Trust Services: What to expect when you appoint us as successor trustee

The information in this document outlines what will happen when we assume the trustee role.


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Understanding asset allocation amid economic uncertainty

Learn how U.S. economic volatility and market volatility have been correlated in recent history, and why striving for total return may be preferable to reaching for yield to boost income.


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Understanding retirement income in a low-yield environment

Learn more about understanding retirement income in a low-yield environment.


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Understanding the basics of estate planning

Estate Planning Guide


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Understanding the role of Global Bonds

International bonds can help diversify your portfolio, but keep in mind the risk of fluctuating foreign currencies.


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What you should know about taking Social Security benefits

What you should know about taking Social Security benefits. When is the right time to start taking benefits?


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When market stress trumps 'diversification' kit

Why you should consider asset class return correlations with caveats and why exotic asset classes are no substitute for traditional high-quality bonds.


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Your Personal Financial Inventory

For documenting your family's important financial information.


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Automatic investment
Annuities    
Variable Annuity Automatic Exchange Service Application Form

Use this form to move money between Vanguard Variable Annuity portfolios on a regular basis.


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College savings options    
Vanguard 529 Annual Exchange/Future Contribution Change Kit

Move money between portfolios (once a year only) or switch investment choices for future contributions (anytime) in your Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan.


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Vanguard 529 Automatic Investment/Electronic Bank Transfer Kit

Start, change, or stop automatic electronic bank transfers to a Vanguard® 529 College Savings Plan.


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Personal IRA and nonretirement    
Automatic Investment/Withdrawal Plan - Nonretirement Account

Use this form to establish an automatic transfer of money between your bank account and your Vanguard nonretirement account on a set schedule.


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Automatic Investment/Withdrawal Plan - Retirement account

Use this form to establish an automatic movement of money between your bank account and your Vanguard traditional, Roth, or SEP-IRA or to set up a withdrawal plan for an inherited IRA.


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Additional forms
Additional annuity forms    
Variable Annuity Agent Certification for Incapacitated Person

Designate another person (agent) to act on behalf of a Vanguard Variable Annuity contract owner who is unable to act because of incapacity or disability.


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Variable Annuity Certificate of Authority for Trusts

Authorize trustees to act on your trust accounts in the Vanguard® Variable Annuity contract.


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Variable Annuity Corporate Resolution

Identify officers who are authorized to conduct transactions and withdraw assets from your annuity contract.


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Variable Annuity Interested Party Mailing Request

Have duplicate statements and transaction confirmations for your Vanguard Variable Annuity contract mailed to one person.


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Variable Annuity Power of Attorney Authorization

Grant one or more agents (individuals or organizations) full or limited authority to act on your Vanguard Variable Annuity contract(s).


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Additional college savings forms    
Vanguard 529 Agent Authorization/Limited Power of Attorney

Authorize a person or an organization to discuss your Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan accounts with a Plan representative.


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Vanguard 529 Organization Resolution Form

Identify those authorized to act upon Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan accounts on behalf of an organization.


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Vanguard 529 Power of Attorney

Grant an agent the authority to act on your Vanguard 529 College Savings Plan accounts.


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Additional forms    
Authorization to Provide Account Information to Employer Form

To authorize Vanguard to provide information on your mutual fund and/or brokerage accounts to your employer, its subsidiaries, and related, entities, and their contractors and vendors (collectively, “Authorized Recipients”).


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Authorization to Provide Account Information to Employer Form (Brokerage version)

To authorize Vanguard to provide information on your mutual fund and/or brokerage accounts to your employer, its subsidiaries, and related, entities, and their contractors and vendors (collectively, “Authorized Recipients”).


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Irrevocable Stock or Bond Power Form

Assign a security certificate for deposit through your Vanguard Brokerage Services® account if the back of the security has not already been properly endorsed.


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Grant access to your accounts
Individual, joint, or IRA    
Agent Authorization

Grant another person full or limited authority to act on your accounts.


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Agent Certification for Incapacitated Person

Allow an agent to certify power of attorney (POA) submitted on behalf of an incapacitated client. Form must be notarized and accompanied by the POA and a physician's certification of client's incapacity.


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Information-Only Access form

Authorize others to obtain information only on your designated Vanguard accounts.


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Business or organization    
403(b)(7) Plan Authorization Form Kit

Employers/administrators can use this kit to assign or change plan roles, or request online account access. This kit also contains the 403(b)(7) Information Sharing Agreement, Service Program Description, and Individual Custodial Account Agreement.


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Agent Authorization

Grant another person full or limited authority to act on your accounts.


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Individual 401(k) Plan Authorization Form

Use this form to designate a plan administrator or authorize plan contacts for a Vanguard® Individual 401(k) Plan.


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Information-Only Access form

Authorize others to obtain information only on your designated Vanguard accounts.


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Organization Resolution

Authorize an organization's officers and others to conduct transactions on the organization's Vanguard accounts. May also be used to identify authorized persons for an organization serving as an agent on other shareholder's accounts.


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Retirement Investment Program Authorization and Trustee Certification

Use this to gain access to your Vanguard Retirement Investment Program.


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SEP-IRA/Simple IRA Plan Authorization Form

Use this form to allow online access to SEP-IRA and Simple IRA plan accounts.


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Trust accounts    
Trustee Certification

Identifies trustees authorized to act, and can be used to change trustees on nonretirement trust accounts, and on small business retirement plan accounts. *Additional certification may be required.


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Additional forms
Additional annuity forms    
Inheriting a Variable Deferred Annuity

Important information for beneficiaries of a Vanguard Variable Annuity including your rights as a beneficiary, your distribution options and tax consequences.


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Affidavit of Residence

Confirm the last legal address of a deceased Vanguard Brokerage Services® client if you're the executor of the estate.


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Vanguard 529 Change of Ownership Kit

Use this form to transfer all or part of your account balance to a new account owner.


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Brokerage    
Change of Ownership of Brokerage Assets to an Existing Account

Use this form to transfer nonretirement assets between Vanguard Brokerage accounts.


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Divorce    
Transfer of IRA Holdings Due to Divorce Kit

To transfer Vanguard IRA® mutual fund and brokerage holdings from one former spouse to another as the result of a divorce.


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New account    
Change of Ownership

Add or remove an owner on an account and, if necessary, transfer ownership of Vanguard® funds to a new account.


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Change of Ownership of Brokerage Assets to a New Account

Use this brochure kit to transfer nonretirement assets between Vanguard Brokerage Accounts.


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Change of ownership (life events)
Remove yourself from a joint account    
Change of Ownership to a New Account

Add/remove an owner; or transfer ownership of Vanguard funds into a new account.


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Change of Ownership to an Existing Account

Add/remove an owner or transfer ownership of Vanguard® funds into an existing account.


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Add an owner to your individual account    
Change of Ownership to a New Account

Add/remove an owner; or transfer ownership of Vanguard funds into a new account.


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Change of Ownership to an Existing Account

Add/remove an owner or transfer ownership of Vanguard® funds into an existing account.


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Gift shares or securities    
Giving Fund Shares to Individuals

Give a gift of Vanguard® mutual fund shares to an individual.


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Giving Fund Shares to Organizations

Give a gift of Vanguard® mutual fund shares to a non-profit organization.


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Letter of Instruction for Gifts of Securities

Use this form to make a gift of securities from a Vanguard® Brokerage nonretirement account to an individual or charitable organization.


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Remove custodian from an UGMA/UTMA    
Change of Ownership to a New Account

Add/remove an owner; or transfer ownership of Vanguard funds into a new account.


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Change of Ownership to an Existing Account

Add/remove an owner or transfer ownership of Vanguard® funds into an existing account.


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Change owner due to loss of loved one    
403(b)(7) Plan Account Transfer to Nonspousal Beneficiary Form

For a nonspouse beneficiary, use this form to transfer a Vanguard 403(b)(7) into Nonspousal beneficiary name. (For transition specialists and correspondence unit use only)


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403(b)(7) Plan Account Transfer to Spousal Beneficiary Form

For a spouse beneficiary, use this form to transfer a Vanguard 403(b)(7) into surviving spouse's name. (For transition specialists and correspondence unit use only.)


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Brokerage Inherited IRA Application for Nonspouse Beneficiaries (Brokerage Accounts) Kit

For nonspousal beneficiary, use this form to transfer a Vanguard Brokerage IRA and any additional Vanguard mutual funds into nonspousal beneficiary name and update account beneficiaries.


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Brokerage Inherited IRA Application for Spouse Beneficiaries (Brokerage Accounts) Kit

For a spousal beneficiary, use this form to transfer a Vanguard Brokerage IRA and any additional Vanguard mutual funds into the surviving spouse's name and update account beneficiaries.


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Cost Basis Adjustment Form for Inherited Shares

Use this form to adjust cost basis for Vanguard Brokerage and Mutual Fund accounts.


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Individual 401(k)/Individual Roth 401(k) Transfer to Nonspousal Beneficiary Form

Use this form if you are a nonspouse beneficiary of a deceased Individual 401(k)/Individual Roth 401(k) participant and want to request a distribution from the account or a rollover to an inherited IRA in your name.


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Individual 401(k)/Individual Roth 401(k) Transfer to Spousal Beneficiary Form

Use this form if you are a spouse beneficiary of a deceased Individual 401(k)/Individual Roth 401(k) participant and want to request a distribution from the account or a rollover to an inherited IRA.


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Inherited IRA Form for Spouse Beneficiaries

Use this form to transfer an Vanguard IRA® and any additional Vanguard® mutual funds into surviving spouse's name and update account beneficiaries. For assistance with this form, please call us at 888-237-9045.


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Inherited IRA Form For Nonspouse Beneficiaries

For a nonspouse beneficiary,use this form to transfer an IRA into NON spousal beneficiary name and update account beneficiaries. For assistance with this form, please call us at 888-237-9045.


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Inherited Retirement Account Beneficiary Identification Form

This form must be completed by all beneficiaries entitled to the decedent’s assets. If a beneficiary or minor is incapacitated, the custodian/agent must complete the form and sign on that beneficiary’s behalf.


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Rollover IRA kit

Move assets from your employer-sponsored retirement plan, or from an IRA that you hold at another institution, to a Vanguard IRA®. (This kit cannot be used to move brokerage assets).


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Trustee Certification

Identifies trustees authorized to act, and can be used to change trustees on nonretirement trust accounts, and on small business retirement plan accounts. *Additional certification may be required.


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When a loved one passes away: A checklist for handling financial matters

A checklist for handling financial matters


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