Classic 60-40

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.

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Asset Allocation

Localized portfolio versions are organized by home country

CANGERUKUSA
60%Total Stock MarketCAN-TSMGER-TSMUK-TSMUSA-TSM
40%Intermediate BondsCAN-ITGER-ITUK-ITUSA-IT

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Performance

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