Re: VBMFX as the bond portion of your portfolio?
I suggest that you look at either Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond Index (VBIIX) or Intermediate-Term Corporate fund (VFICX).
TBF is basically an intermediate fund (5-10 yr average maturity) but it has about 35% GNMA and 34% US GOV.
For me, this is a bit too much government (69%).
If you want only corporate, you have a choice, but if you just want to get away from GNMA try the I-T bond Ix.
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