Portfolio Objectives

The Fixed Income Fund is the most conservative of the target portfolios and seeks to preserve principal with less volatility than an all-bond portfolio while providing modest current income by investing approximately 50% of its net assets in money market investment funds and 50% in fixed income investment funds.

Target Fixed Income Fund

Asset Allocation

Fund Percent
Money Market
Vanguard Cash Reserves Federal Money Market Fund 50%
Fixed Income
Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund 15%
Vanguard Short‐Term Inflation‐Protected Securities Index Fund 15%
Vanguard Short‐Term Bond Index Fund 20%

Portfolio Performance

As of February 29, 2024

PortfolioYTD3 Mo1yr3yr5yrLTDExp. RatioInception Date
Target Fixed Income Fund0.17%n/an/an/an/a1.29%0.24%8/2/10

Fund Performance3

As of 12/31/2023

Fixed Income FundsExpense RatioTickerQTRYTD1yr3yr5yr10yr or Life of FundInception Date
Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund
Fact Sheet, Prospectus, Annual Report
0.03%VBTIX6.70%5.72%5.72%-3.34%1.14%1.81%2/5/10
Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund
Fact Sheet, Prospectus, Annual Report
0.04%VTSPX2.55%4.61%4.61%2.31%3.34%1.95%10/17/12
Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
Fact Sheet, Prospectus, Annual Report
0.05%VBITX3.40%4.88%4.88%-0.66%1.49%1.38%9/27/11
Money Market FundExpense RatioTickerQTRYTD1yr3yr5yr10yr or Life of FundInception Date
Vanguard Cash Reserves Federal Money Market Fund*
Fact Sheet, Prospectus, Annual Report
0.10%VMRXX1.34%5.10%5.10%2.21%1.90%1.33%10/3/89