I am 36 years old. Currently have a aggressive allocation.
goal for international exposure is 25%.
I use vanguard total international exclusively (and I believe has enough emerging markets already in it)
I was curious if there could be a slight advantage to maybe splitting this up to 15% total international and 10% international value?
Have you looked up the basic description of this fund?
This isn't a fund that gets discussed a lot in this forum. You haven't said why you think there might be a "slight advantage" to adding it.
Hopefully you are already aware that this is not a value INDEX fund. It does not mean "value" in the sense of "value tilt" or "Fama-French value factor."
It means "value" in the sense of stock-picking. In Vanguard's words, "This fund invests in non-U.S. companies from developed and emerging markets around the world that its advisors view as temporarily undervalued by the markets
So, are you expecting some advantage in mixing an indexing approach with an active management approach? I personally think it's nonsense, but no less a luminary than Vanguard's Gus Sauter did write a paper, linked and discussed here
, entitled "A framework for developing the appropriate mix of indexing and active management." The paper "explores how combining active and passive management results in more efficient portfolio construction."
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