The global economy is at or near full employment, yet a decade after the onset of the Global Financial Crisis, central banks still struggle to achieve their 2% inflation targets despite years of extraordinary stimulus. Joe Davis examines the growing deflationary effects of Moore’s Law and explains why technology is an important—and often overlooked—factor in explaining why inflation has tended to fall short of expected targets.
Head of Vanguard Retirement Plan Access discusses the role of professional partnerships in the management of small- and mid-size retirement plans and how guidance on issues like plan design can result in small changes that produce meaningful results for participants.
Chief Investment Officer Greg Davis walks through some recent criticisms of indexing and explains why they don’t hold up to scrutiny.
Learn about Vanguard’s new participant homepage, which makes it easier for participants to understand what they have, what it means, and what they should do next.
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.
This blog discusses creating a cadence for planwide events. Margaret Rux, head of Vanguard Strategic Retirement Consulting, says a schedule of reenrollments and sweeps can improve plan participation rates and help get participants into age-appropriate investments.
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.