List of Low Cost Fixed Income Funds

Lists of low-cost fixed income funds including index funds, short-term bond, junk bond, and municipal.

Fixed Income Index Funds

AGG - Aggregate Bond Fund (ETF). Emulates the total United States investment-grade bond market as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index. 0.20% expense ratio.

BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market (ETF). Emulates Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index. 0.10% expense ratio.

IEF - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund (ETF). Tracks intermediate-term sector of the U.S. Treasury market. The Index measures the performance of public obligations of the U.S. Treasury that have a remaining maturity of greater than or equal to 7 years and less than 10 years. 0.15% expense ratio.

LQD - ETF. Tracks U.S. investment-grade corporate bond market as defined by the iBoxx $ Liquid Investment-Grade index. 0.15% expense ratio.

Short Term Bond Funds

CSJ - iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond Fund (ETF). Emulates Lehman Brothers 1-3 Year U.S. Credit index. 0.20% expense ratio.

Junk Bond Funds

JNK - Capital High Yield Bond Fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results before fees and expenses that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Barclays High Yield Very Liquid Index that tracks the U.S. high yield corporate bond market. 0.40% expense ratio.

Municipal

MLN - Long Muni (ETF). The investment objective of the Fund is to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Barclays AMT Free Long Continuous Municipal Index. 0.24% expense ratio.

MUB - S&P National Municipal Bond Index Fund (ETF). The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and Expenses, of the municipal bond sector of the United States as defined by the S&P National Municipal Bond Index. 0.25% expense ratio.

PZA - Insured National Municipal Bond Portfolio (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an index called the Merrill Lynch Insured National Long Term Core Municipal Securities Index. The index attempts to replicate before fees and expenses of the performance of the Underlying Index. 0.28% expense ratio.

Resources

TIPS Funds List - Treasury Inflation Protected Securities funds and ETFs.

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