Investor outcomes

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Bettering long-term outcomes

Clients entrust their money to Vanguard in pursuit of financial security and dreams.

This chart shows that on average, Vanguard’s fund expense ratios have been significantly lower than those of our competitors. In general, this advantage has widened over time even though our competitors have lowered their expense ratios. In 2020, our average fund expense ratio was 9 basis points compared to 54 basis points for our competitors.

Our ownership structure

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