In times of market stress, clients can use clear-headed perspective. Vanguard Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley offers thoughts on what may comfort clients and reminds how advisors truly deliver alpha.
Vanguard’s Fran Kinniry explains how financial advisors can use Vanguard research to inform client conversations and investing strategies.
Fran Kinniry shares why today’s calm market environment is an ideal time to check in with clients to review the value of their long-term financial plans.
Kevin Jestice shares the key factors that drive Vanguard’s currency hedging approach in our target-date funds.
Jim Rowley tests theories underpinning factor-based investing and shows how big the divergences between them can be in practice.
Vanguard’s Colleen Jaconetti offers compelling reasons to delay taking Social Security benefits.
The Bank of Japan’s latest quantitative easing program hasn’t been very successful (so far, anyway) in pushing consumer prices higher.
Jim Rowley introduces new research that sheds light on why some measures of index fund due diligence shouldn’t necessarily be analyzed independently.
Tom Rampulla, the new head of Vanguard’s advisor business, discusses how advisors can capitalize on the changing advice landscape.
Don Bennyhoff blogs about benchmarking clients’ success to their investment policy return.
Joel Dickson offers a simple approach for assessing exposures in factor-based products or in client portfolios.
As China’s growth moderates, successful market-oriented reform is likely to become increasing important to the long-term investment prospects of global investors.