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Avoid the distribution date. If you can get Vanguard to tell you when that will be.

But, while a $10 fund may fall to $9 on the distribution date, you also get a $1 distribution per share. You're not really losing anything.

At least that's the case on a tax advantaged account.

In a taxable account you would have to pay taxes on the distribution, so its better to wait until just afterwards.

That is true, but is generally a once per year phenomenon, not a monthly one like the OP was talking about.
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