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Old 10-16-2013, 07:36 AM   #21
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The stable value fund in my 401k is currently listing as yielding a little over 2%, though I don't use it. DW's 403b has a "fixed income option" where they lock a return rate for six months at a time, and announce it in advance. It has been at 3% since 2009. Earlier this year I moved almost half our bond allocation into it.
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:44 AM   #22
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We have two in our plan. One has a 1-year return of 1.02% with an ER of 0.41%; the other has a 1-year return of 0.13% with an ER of 0.16%.

Gotta love those returns and expenses.
Forgot to check DW's funds in her 457 plan. The YTD return on the "stable value fund" is 1.33%.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:03 AM   #23
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I retired back in July and left my SV fund with my former employer.

It is currently paying 2.9%
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Old 10-16-2013, 11:13 AM   #24
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:44 PM   #25
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Does vanguard have a stable fund
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:00 PM   #26
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At about 2%, mine isn't even covering (my) inflation. However, I do like the (forgive the expression) stability of it (the nominal value never drops). Right now, it is beating the pants off most fixed income investments that have any guarantees. Since I have structured my WDR to be relatively low (much less than 4%) I don't worry too much about the Stab Val being in a long-term slump. I think it will eventually begin to produce again when interest rates finally rise. In the past, it has typically beaten inflation. I guess we will see. YMMV
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:07 PM   #27
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Does vanguard have a stable fund
SV funds are typically if not exclusively found in 401k perhaps 403b plans. If Vanguard were the custodian for your 401k perhaps they'd have a SV fund for your plan but I'm not really sure if even then. But for the public, no.
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