What do plan sponsors and world-class sports coaches have in common? Shannon Nutter-Wiersbitzky, head of Vanguard Participant Strategy and Development, explains how a robust plan can help set participants up for retirement success.
Deciding to adopt all-capitalization strategies for four Vanguard international index funds was the easy part. Then came the matter of adding small-cap companies in a manner that would be seamless to investors.
In the decade since the Pension Protection Act was enacted, the retirement industry has come a long way—but there’s still more to be done. Vanguard’s head of Government Relations explains how a “PPA 2.0” could further help Americans successfully prepare for retirement.
What do the proposed revisions to the Form 5500 annual reporting mean for retirement plans? Chip Lloyd of Vanguard’s Strategic Retirement Consulting group shares how increased transparency could be a good thing for plan sponsors.
Faced with alarming headlines, we must maintain reasonable expectations and remain focused on our clients’ goals. Consider three episodes from the first half of 2016.
Vanguard’s index mutual fund did not immediately “wow” investors, but has proven to be a cost-effective, household name in the investment world over the past 40 years. Our blogger takes a look at indexing over the decades.
Although it’s still common to talk about DC menu options in terms of choice overload, Steve Utkus, director of Vanguard Center for Retirement Research, explains why it’s time to retire that concept in DC plan menu design, given the growth of automatic enrollment and target-date funds in DC plans.
Scott Conking, head of Vanguard Retirement Plan Client Services, discusses how one large manufacturing client improved its DC plan participants’ savings rates.
James Rowley Jr., Vanguard Senior Investment Strategist, discusses why costs matter for both index and active funds.
One year after assuming responsibility for Vanguard Institutional Investor Group, Managing Director Martha King reflects on all that’s been accomplished and what’s next for the business.