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The folks at Vanguard are customer-friendly. You can always call them up and talk to them and ask them what caused the nice performance. They are helpful on the phone.

It also depends on when you bought it, what fund holdings happened to mature at that time, etc, etc, demand for TIPS at the time.

The quarterly or semi-annual report will likely have some explanation if it was an abormality.

Compare that 6-month period of good returns to their 5=year return rate, see if its just an abnormaility.
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