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My wife just inherited some money from her mother and I have the responsibility of finding a good home for it. It's not a large amount of money but I'll be in trouble if I screw up and lose it all!

I thought I could choose say half a dozen Vanguard ETFs and then I'd be reasonably safe and still get some growth.

She likes the idea of being able to withdraw some occasionally to pay for things like a family vacation.

Does that sound sensible? At least if it all goes horribly wrong I'll feel better knowing I asked...

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