Vanguard said Monday that it cut the expense ratios on several of its bond mutual funds and ETFs in April. These include three of its popular bond ETFs: the Long-Term Bond Index Fund (BLV), the Intermediate-Term Bond Index Fund (BIV) and the Short Term Bond Index Fund ( BSV ). Each fund saw its price ...
If preserving principal in the near term is an investor’s primary objective, then this fund will likely do the trick.
This ETF is light on interest-rate risk and light on credit risk.
For a pre-retiree, our portfolio includes a larger--and better diversified--stake in bonds.
We revisit and make a modification to our portfolio for those with shorter time horizons.
Think liquid holdings aren't worth talking about given today's low interest rates? Some beg to differ.
Morningstar readers name their favorite core bond funds, TIPS, and allocation vehicles for the middle portion of their portfolios.
We made one small adjustment to this ETF portfolio for retirees with midrange time horizons.
We make a minor adjustment and check up on the performance of this ETF-oriented portfolio ideal for retirees with long time horizons.