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Investment products

Focus on low-cost Vanguard mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and enjoy the freedom to choose other types of investments.

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Combine the diversification of mutual funds with the trading flexibility of stocks and bonds.

Compare ETFs vs. mutual fundsGet ETF recommendations onlineCheck Vanguard ETF® prices

Account types

Choose an account based on your investing goal, whether you're saving for retirement or college, or building an emergency fund.

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Saving for retirement?

Saving for a child… or something else?

Enjoy tax benefits and higher contribution limits while saving for a child's college education.

Explore 529 college savings plansCreate a college saving strategy

Easily invest money for other short- and long-term investing goals.

Open an individual or joint accountFind out how much money to set aside for emergencies

Rollovers & transfers

Move money you have in a 401(k) or 403(b) plan at work—or in an IRA or other account at another financial company.

Get an overview of how rollovers & transfers work at Vanguard

Give your old retirement savings a new start by rolling over your money into an IRA.

Decide if a rollover to an IRA is right for youFollow the step-by-step rollover process

Make managing your investments easier by consolidating your accounts.

See how an account transfer can be the key to better controlFind out how to transfer money to Vanguard

Vanguard funds not held in a brokerage account are held by The Vanguard Group, Inc., and are not protected by SIPC. Brokerage assets are held by Vanguard Brokerage Services, a division of Vanguard Marketing Corporation, member FINRA and SIPC

Vanguard average expense ratio: 0.19%. Industry average expense ratio: 1.03%. Sources: Vanguard and Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company, as of December 31, 2015.

For the 10-year period ended March 31, 2016, 10 of 10 Vanguard money market funds, 46 of 54 Vanguard bond funds, 18 of 18 Vanguard balanced funds, and 112 of 122 Vanguard stock funds—for a total of 186 of 204 Vanguard funds—outperformed their Lipper peer-group averages. Results will vary for other time periods. Only funds with a minimum 10-year history were included in the comparison. Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company. The competitive performance data shown represent past performance, which is not a guarantee of future results. View fund performance

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