The Classic 60-40 portfolio is the ubiquitous asset allocation that serves as the benchmark in most portfolio discussions. Popularized by Jack Bogle — the founder of Vanguard who pioneered index investing — the Classic 60-40 portfolio has long been a staple of passive investors. Other versions vary percentages by age and slice and dice the assets different ways, but this is a great place to start.
- 60% Total Stock Market (GER)
- 40% Intermediate Term Bunds (GER)