Updated March 11, 2019
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Exchange Traded Funds (“ETF”) are afforded certain exemptions from the Investment Company Act. The exemptions allow, among other things, for individual shares to trade on the secondary market. Individual shares cannot be directly purchased from or redeemed by the ETF. Purchases and redemptions directly with ETFs are only accomplished through creation unit aggregations or “baskets” of shares. Shares of an ETF are bought and sold at market price (not Net Asset Value, “NAV”).
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Vanguard 500 Index Fund ETFhttps://personal.vanguard.com/pub/Pdf/sp968.pdf?2210142649
Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund ETFhttps://personal.vanguard.com/pub/Pdf/sp969.pdf?2210142556
Vanguard REIT Index Fund ETFhttps://personal.vanguard.com/pub/Pdf/sp986.pdf?2210142559
iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETFhttps://www.ishares.com/us/library/stream-document?stream=reg&product=ISHT1-3&shareClass=NA&documentId=925857~925845~926213~925554~925655&iframeUrlOverride=%2Fus%2Fliterature%2Fprospectus%2Fp-ishares-1-3-year-treasury-bond-etf-2-28.pdf
iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFhttps://www.ishares.com/us/library/stream-document?stream=reg&product=ISHINTOP&shareClass=NA&documentId=925919~925978~926213~925660~925574&iframeUrlOverride=%2Fus%2Fliterature%2Fprospectus%2Fp-ishares-iboxx-investment-grade-corporate-bond-etf-2-28.pdf
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets Index Fund ETFhttps://personal.vanguard.com/pub/Pdf/sp936.pdf?2210142607
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund ETFhttps://personal.vanguard.com/pub/Pdf/sp964.pdf?2210140128
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