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Kip 25

Vanguard Wellington

Symbol: VWELX
Expense Ratio: 0.25%

Vanguard Wellington is a balanced fund generating income and growth through an all-in-one portfolio of 60% dividend-paying stocks and 40% high-quality bonds.

Wellington Management’s Ed Bousa does the stock picking. A trio of fixed-income managers run the bond side. The fund yields 2.3%.

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