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.
Many educational institutions try to duplicate the legendary Yale endowment model in their own investing. Why have Yale’s epic returns proved elusive? The first in a three-part series on the investing landscape for educational endowments.
The demographic changes occurring in the United States will not have a negative impact on future stock returns. The clearest path to financial success is still an investment strategy focused on discipline, diversification, and patience.
The prospect of rising interest rates has some pension sponsors concerned about the limited supply of long-term corporate bonds. Vanguard Lead Investment Actuary Brett Dutton explains why such concerns need not translate to immediate action.
The rise of autopilot plans has led to clear success in two areas, but there’s still work to be done in boosting participant retirement savings rates.
The prospect of rising interest rates could make plan sponsors lose sight of the greatest risk to participants in target-date funds, along with the important reasons to invest in bonds.