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Vanguard is good and I have a mutual fund IRA there, but although better than they used to be, they're brokerage fees and commissions are still higher than Fidelity's. I have both taxable and IRA brokerage accounts at Fidelity. Besides individual stocks, bonds, etc. I can hold both Fidelity and other mutual funds in the brokerage accounts. Not sure whether Vanguard lets you hold their mutual funds in one of their brokerage accounts now. Used to be they made you keep them seperate.
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