VOO Vs. VTSAX – Which One Is The Best Investment Option For Me?

Do you want to know which investment option is right for you? 

The Vanguard ETF VOO and the mutual fund VTSAX are two of the  most popular investment options among long- term investors.

VOO (Vanguard 500 Index Fund ETF) is an ETF offered by the Vanguard Group, which tracks the S&P 500 Index.

VOO: Vanguard 500 Index Fund ETF

VTSAX: Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Admiral Shares

VTSAX (Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Admiral Shares) tracks the CRSP US Total Market Index.

VOO Vs. VTSAX:  Key Differences

VTSAX requires a $3,000 minimum investment, whereas VOO does  not require an  initial investment.


VTSAX comes at a slightly higher expense ratio of 0.04%, while the expense ratio of VOO  is 0.03%.