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I opened a Roth IRA at Vanguard about ten years ago and I fund it with approximately a 75/25 per cent mix with seventy - five per cent funded in Vanguard's Total Stock Market Index Portfolio (VTSMX) and twenty - five percent in funded in Vanguard's Total Bond Market Portfolio (VBMFX). This is a very cost - effective, "no brainer" Roth IRA portfolio where the stock portfolio will give me the growth and the bond portfolio will give me the income as well as provide me with ballast for my portfolio during periods of great volatility as we are experiencing now.
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