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What is an ETF and how do I determine if they are right for me?

October 04, 2016

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What you should consider when making your decision

Mutual funds or ETFs? How do you determine which type of investment is right for your portfolio. Vanguard investing experts Rich Powers and Brian McCarthy break down what you should consider when making your decision.

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  • All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.
  • For more information about Vanguard funds or Vanguard ETFs, visit vanguard.com, or call 877-662-7447, to obtain a prospectus, or, if available, a summary prospectus. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information are contained in the prospectus; read and consider it carefully before investing.
  • This webcast is for educational purposes only. We recommend that you consult a tax or financial advisor about your individual situation.
  • Vanguard ETF Shares are not redeemable with the issuing Fund other than in very large aggregations worth millions of dollars. Instead, investors must buy and sell Vanguard ETF Shares in the secondary market and hold those shares in a brokerage account. In doing so, the investor may incur brokerage commissions and may pay more than net asset value when buying and receive less than net asset value when selling.
  • There may be other material differences between products that must be considered prior to investing.
  • Vanguard Marketing Corporation, Distributor of the Vanguard Funds.
  • U.S. Patent Nos. 6,879,964; 7,337,138; 7,720,749; 7,925,573; 8,090,646; and 8,417,623.

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