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March 30, 2001

Vanguard 500 Index (VFINX) YTD total return –11.90% . 12 month total return -21.08%.

Vanguard GNMA (VFIIX) YTD total return 2.75%. 12 month total return 12.43%.

Vanguard Total Bond Mkt Index Inst (VBTIX) YTD total return 3.24%. 12 month total return 12.62%.

Is it too late to take advantage of these great returns? Maybe. But, my guess is bonds will keep outperforming for the next 3 months. Even if they don't, the “sleep factor” can be worth the difference.
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