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Investing Blog Roundup: Admiral Share Minimum Now Just $3,000

There’s an ongoing battle between Vanguard, Fidelity, and Schwab to win over those of us who prefer low-cost indexed investment products. Vanguard’s latest move in that battle, announced earlier this week, is that they have just reduced the minimum investment for Admiral shares of 38 different index funds from $10,000 to $3,000. They will also soon be offering Admiral shares on a handful of funds that did not previously offer them (e.g., Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund and Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund).

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