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Subject: Re: Loaded Funds, IRA Date: 2/20/2011 4:40 PM
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I am forbidden from investing in individual securities or ETFs. For legal reasons, I am only allowed to invest in mutual funds

For almost every ETF that it is worthwhile to consider(*), there is a corresponding mutual fund.
https://personal.vanguard.com/us/content/Funds/FundsVIPERWha... says: "Vanguard ETFs are shares of conventional Vanguard index funds"

https://personal.vanguard.com/us/whatweoffer/etfs/mutual-fun...

Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund Investor Shares (VLACX) is the same as Vanguard Large-Cap ETF (VV)

https://personal.vanguard.com/us/funds/snapshot?FundId=0307&...
https://personal.vanguard.com/us/funds/snapshot?FundId=0961&...

(*) "worthwhile to consider" means a major asset-class index fund/etf. The fundadvice{dot}com article I mentioned links to another page with fund recommendations.
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