xram wrote:Why are these lines so different?
Please try again It works like a charm (both are nearly identical)
Is this a taxable account or an IRA? BLV is not good for a taxable investment because it generates a lot of dividends (3.51% currently, and this may go up), taxed at your full tax rate.
livesoft wrote:There are many other options in bonds than the choices you gave us. One of those options is to hold both BLV and I-bonds. Are you interested in other options?