It’s National Retirement Security Week, and Managing Director Martha King celebrates the year-round efforts of plan sponsors to make retirement readiness a reality for participants.
When selecting a TDF, plan sponsors consider if one with an added alternative investment, or strategy, like an overweight to REITs, is a justifiable long-term choice. Vanguard Target Retirement Funds offer broad equity exposure without active bets.
The global economy is at or near full employment, yet a decade after the onset of the Global Financial Crisis, central banks still struggle to achieve their 2% inflation targets despite years of extraordinary stimulus. Joe Davis examines the growing deflationary effects of Moore’s Law and explains why technology is an important—and often overlooked—factor in explaining why inflation has tended to fall short of expected targets.
Head of Vanguard Retirement Plan Access discusses the role of professional partnerships in the management of small- and mid-size retirement plans and how guidance on issues like plan design can result in small changes that produce meaningful results for participants.
Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis walks through some recent criticisms of indexing and explains why they don’t hold up to scrutiny.
Learn about Vanguard’s new participant homepage, which makes it easier for participants to understand what they have, what it means, and what they should do next.
Managing Director Martha King encourages shareholders to vote in Vanguard’s 2017 proxy campaign. Every shareholder’s vote makes a difference to help to elect the trustees of the Vanguard funds and approve fund policy changes.
Ahead of next week’s Federal Reserve policymakers meeting, Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis evaluates the transition to Phase Two policy normalization and its potential impact on markets.
Since 2001, more defined contribution plans are adopting automatic enrollment and many are also implementing stronger savings rate defaults. Over 20% more people are saving in these plans. Meanwhile, the total savings rate has stayed the same.
An exciting football game can often be the bad kind of exciting—such as when your team’s high-priced quarterback fails to deliver on what his agent promised. The same might be said of some alternative investments.