Vanguard’s conversion of Signal to Admiral Shares affirms our commitment to low costs.
Fear of rebalancing commonly seizes clients whenever markets hit extremes. Colleen Jaconetti offers insight into why rebalancing need not be as scary or time-consuming as investors may believe.
Vanguard Investment Strategy Group’s Chris Philips explains why contrary to popular opinion, indexing strategies can work in small-cap, international, and other supposedly inefficient markets.
Jim Rowley explains how the differences between duration and credit characteristics of global and U.S. bonds drive diversification advantages.
Behavioral coaching can strengthen client relationships and potentially improve investor returns.
Vanguard Chief Economist Joe Davis, concerned that today’s risk taking won’t seem so wise in a post-zero world, offers three things investors can do as they await Fed action.
Chris Philips shares how a recent GPS purchase decision was polar-opposite to the decisions he’s made in his own portfolio and the advice we give clients about the need to diversify globally.
Vanguard’s Martha King analyzes competitors’ decisions to reduce fees.
Vanguard’s Steve Utkus analyzes the potential impact of recent regulations issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury on longevity insurance in retirement accounts.
Brandon Clark shares best ETF trading practices to avoid putting clients’ assets at unnecessary risk.
As an advisor, you hear all the time that you should get to know your clients’ heirs but getting that conversation started can be challenging. Here are just a few topics we’ve researched to help you get important conversations going.
Alternative indexing methods—sometimes called “smart beta”—are gaining popularity. But how do they compare with a traditional, market-cap-weighted approach? Vanguard Senior Investment Analyst Jim Rowley explains why smart beta embodies the risk of active investing.