Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb discusses one approach to investing in particular that is simple, straightforward, and nearly foolproof: Save more money.
Bond yields have surged after the election of Donald Trump as the next president. Even in volatile market circumstances, it’s important to have a balanced reaction and maintain perspective.
Daniel Wallick, a principal in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, explains how the intersection of objectives and investment approaches can help investors find the right investment solution for their particular situation.
We shouldn’t invest internationally to capture short-term outperformance. Rather our aim should be a reduction in volatility without a discount in long-term return.
Matthew Brancato, department head, Vanguard Institutional Investor Group, shares how building a target-date fund is similar to a common children’s toy.
The refrain has been consistent from market pundits—rates are too low and have no place to go but up. First it was the end of quantitative easing that would be the undoing of the bond market; then it was the …
Shannon Nutter-Wiersbitsky, head of Vanguard Participant Strategy and Development, discusses the impact of college debt participants in defined contribution retirement plans across the country.
Vanguard Investment Strategy Group’s Brian Scott explains why index funds make good underlying funds for a target-date fund. Unlike the children of Lake Wobegon, all funds are not above average.
Plan sponsors should be relieved to know that the new DOL fiduciary rule will have little direct impact on them, though there might be minor ramifications for participants calling service providers.
Some of our competitors have declared that only costs matter when selecting an index fund. John Croke, senior product manager, Vanguard Portfolio Review Department, thinks the human element will always matter.