457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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iShares S&P500 recently became available. Worth it at .36 or stick with Vanguard Mid Cap at .05?

http://nimb.ws/bqOEPF
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Re: 457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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I’d use the MidCap fund.
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meh. for 7x the cost, you cant find large cap anywhere else?
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Re: 457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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PFInterest wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:41 pm meh. for 7x the cost, you cant find large cap anywhere else?
My wife and I have large cap via other retirement accounts. In that case, it sounds like you would go for the mid cap at .05%?
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vineviz wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:40 pm I’d use the MidCap fund.
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fortfun wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:59 pm
PFInterest wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:41 pm meh. for 7x the cost, you cant find large cap anywhere else?
My wife and I have large cap via other retirement accounts. In that case, it sounds like you would go for the mid cap at .05%?
I would definitely use Vanguard Mid Cap at 0.05%, even if I had no large cap options elsewhere. Since you do, it would be an easy decision for me.
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Re: 457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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IShares website shows their S&P 500 core ETF (IVV) with an expense ratio of .04%
https://www.ishares.com/us/products/239726/

Hmmmmm......
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Re: 457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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whodidntante wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:03 pm
vineviz wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:40 pm I’d use the MidCap fund.
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I trust vanguard for low maintenance cost and reliability
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Re: 457--iShares S&P500 (.36) or Vanguard Mid Cap (.05)

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fortfun wrote: Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:01 pm iShares S&P500 recently became available. Worth it at .36 or stick with Vanguard Mid Cap at .05?

http://nimb.ws/bqOEPF
Actually, looking at that screen shot a second time, I'd take advantage of the Vanguard Small Cap Value Index Admiral at 0.07%.

But the mid-cap blend is almost certainly going to behave more like large cap blend than small cap value would, if that's what you're looking for.
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