In about 300-400 words discuss what a well internationally diversified
portfolio looks like right now, after looking through various funds’ allocations by Vanguard?
Their Wellington fund https://personal.vanguard.com/us/funds/snapshot?FundId=0021&FundIntExt=INT
currently puts 65% in stock, an 34% in bond.
Rules of Thumb: A lot of rules of thumb exits to guide investment decisions. For example, a very basic asset allocation formula is the 60/40 stock/bond split. John Bogle, the pioneer in index funding, recommends that the percentage of bond should be close to one’s age.