While indexing is beautifully simple to understand, the same can’t be said about managing all the moving parts and attention to detail to closely track an index fund’s benchmark. Vanguard’s Chris Philips explains the sophistication this takes.
With a few simple steps on My Plan Manager, data visualization models let you see if participants are saving enough, investing wisely (e.g., no extreme equity allocations), and keeping up with their peers in similar plans.
Vanguard’s Jean Young explains how plan sponsors can increase participant contributions to DC plans so that more employees are eligible for their company’s full-matching contribution.
Vanguard’s Amy Cribbs talks to HelloWallet’s Matt Fellowes about the links between financial and physical health and what companies can do now to improve their employees’ retirement years.
My fourth grade teacher would be proud that I remembered her English lesson about onomatopoeia. To me, “myopic” fits the definition of onomatopoeia—words that sound like what they mean. I think a myopic view is one of the greatest risks to investing.
How should investors reconcile large gains in China’s stock market with slowing GDP growth when making investment decisions? Neither data point really answers the core questions about investing in China.
In the return-seeking assets of a pension portfolio, global minimum volatility could provide much the same benefit as in a traditional portfolio—and that’s volatility reduction. Vanguard’s Kim Stockton explains and illustrates why and how.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, higher default rates don’t lead to lower participation rates in DC plans.
It can be tough to predict the future, but Managing Director Martha King shares her perspective on where the retirement industry could be headed.
As you’ve probably heard, there are a lot of folks who believe interest rates will go up in 2015 and returns in equities will be muted after strong recent gains. Does this mean it’s time to get tactical with your target-date funds?