The single-fund solution can work for most plan participants. But for those who are more informed and engaged, adding a satellite investment on top of a TDF isn’t necessarily a mistake.
Vanguard’s Qian Wang says the chance of a trade war between China and the U.S. has increased but there is still hope for a deal.
Steve Holman, head of Vanguard Retirement Plan Access (VRPA), shares insights garnered from financial advisors at recent VRPA events and improvements that we’re making to address their needs.
Bear markets are similar to fingerprints in that no two are exactly the same. This can complicate investing for even professional money managers. However, we believe certain factors can improve the probability of success using active management.
Nonprofits work hard to raise funds from donors so they can fulfill the mission they were created to further. With our low costs, Vanguard can help nonprofits save money and use the savings to further their mission.
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.