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3 Vanguard Funds to Avoid Right Now



Vanguard funds are some of the best mutual funds in the universe for buy-and-hold investing. But now can be a good time for tactical investors to start selling shares of certain types of funds.

With an aging bull market that is much closer to the end than the beginning — and rising interest rates marking the mature phase of the business cycle — we can identify some specific areas of the market that investors will want to avoid … or at least minimize exposure.

So Bogleheads and other investors preferring the low-cost, long-term attributes of Vanguard funds can hold onto their core holdings, such as Vanguard 500 Index Fund Investor Class (VFINX), and some of the best Vanguard funds for 2017, but sell shares of a few funds that look to underperform for the foreseeable future.


With that backdrop, here are three Vanguard funds to sell now.

This slide show is from InvestorPlace, not the Kiplinger editorial staff.


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