Conventional wisdom doesn’t always hold up when you look at the data. You don’t have to drink 8 glasses of water a day, and inefficient markets don’t make it easier for active managers to outperform.
What feedback, concerns, and recommendations does Vanguard have for the U.S. Department of Labor as the fiduciary rule moves forward? Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb discusses five focus areas.
All the competing priorities in an employee’s life can leave retirement planning on the back burner. But Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb describes how more defined contribution plans are adding automatic features that allow inertia to work in their favor.
Martha King, managing director of Vanguard Institutional Investor Group, outlines three proven strategies sponsors can use to build a best-in-class retirement plan for their participants.
Active investment managers are like major league baseball players. Both are capable of producing towering home runs or disappointing strikeouts. And when it comes to investing, consistent singles and doubles may add up to scoring runs over time.
A new Vanguard study finds recent retirees are more satisfied financially than preretirees think they will be. Resolving uncertainty plays a part, and more advice could help.
Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses signs of a possible Fed interest-rate hike but cautions investors to consider possible long-term market and economic implications.
Michael Palazzi, senior DC investment strategist, Vanguard Defined Contribution Advisory Services, shares how a “vanilla” TDF portfolio construction can be the best option for plan participants.
Should your defined-contribution retirement plan serve employees to retirement or through retirement? For sponsors interested in the lifetime approach, the head of our institutional business explains five plan design options.
In this year’s Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter, Warren Buffet singles out the long-term positives of low-cost investing, and the role Vanguard’s founder has played in making low-cost investing so widely available.