Questions regarding TIPS funds
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Regarding Vanguard bond ETF's, does BSV (Short-Term Bond ETF) contain any TIPS?
If building a bond portfolio only using BSV and VTIP (Short-Term TIPS ETF), how much would you allocate to TIPS, if at all?
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Rolling Bond Ladders
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Vanguard Brokerage Account for TIPS purchase?
My wife and I are thinking about opening Vanguard brokerage accounts. Our initial plan is to sell some of the mutual funds in our existing Vanguard Roth and Traditional IRA's to purchase TIPS - But want to make sure we understand the ramifications. Please comment/clarify the following assumption...
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