There’s been press about employers passing money they are saving due to tax reform along to their employees’ retirement accounts. We urge plan sponsors contributing to participant accounts to make ongoing, rather than onetime, contributions.
As an outsourced CIO, Vanguard can deliver competitive endowment returns through our consistent, validated, and transparent approach to investing. The conclusion to a three-part series on the investing landscape for educational endowments.
Partnering with VRPA can help advisors serve their clients. Steve Holman, principal and new head of Vanguard Retirement Plan Access (VRPA), describes qualities Vanguard and his coach share, reflecting on his first career as a professional athlete.
Retirement plan participants often find themselves with a choice when they review their DC plan menus. Like a custom suit, sometimes a custom-made target-date or white-label fund is a prudent alternative to an off-the-shelf option.
Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis sees inflation heading higher, but not too high. Given the moderate outlook for growth and inflation longer-term, the Fed is unlikely to begin raise rates aggressively.
The Yale endowment model may be a victim of its own success. Opportunities in the alternative space are drying up. The second in a three-part series on the investing landscape for educational endowments.
Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis looks at the paradox of stagnating productivity and technological innovation.
Since 1996, the number of U.S. public companies has been cut in half. But Head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group Jim Rowley explains research data from a graph showing little, if any, impact the decline has on investors.
Factor-based strategies are often different, even when focused on the same factor. Here are four key questions to ask when evaluating factor products.
The positive influence of plan design variables has helped improve participant outcomes.