Every year or so, I pen a column about how to invest for the long haul using just a handful of Vanguard index funds (read the latest version: "6 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2018 and Beyond"). Without fail, this article is more popular than anything else I write for Kiplinger.com. Plainly, keeping investing simple is a goal of many investors. Unlike me, most folks don't relish the prospect of spending endless hours researching funds.
So, I got to thinking: How many Vanguard index funds do you really need to be a successful investor? My conclusion: You can do a terrific job with just two. This article takes a deeper dive into both of these Vanguard index funds. What's more, it tells you how to adjust your investment allocation as you approach and live in retirement.
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