A popular internet meme sheds light on how investment decisions play out for many investors and on some strategies for seeking better outcomes.
Vanguard’s Matt Brancato says it wasn’t a lot of fun to attend four different schools in three different places as a kid. By contrast, two changes to Target Retirement Funds are exciting for a number of reasons.
Vanguard fixed income portfolio manager Joshua Barrickman explains why smart beta fixed income strategies aren’t indexing strategies and should be viewed through an active lens.
“Indexing is for ‘average’ investors” is a myth that plays to the fears of the human psyche. Vanguard investment analyst, Chris Philips, explains why indexing remains a far-from-average option across a range of asset classes and market environments.
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Vanguard Global Chief Economist Joe Davis looks back to see how Vanguard’s 2014 predictions panned out and lists the year’s biggest surprises. He also questions investors’ continued appetite for aggressive asset locations given increasing stock valuations and risk.
Maria Bruno offers a historical perspective on the 4% spending rule, and gives three valuable tips on how to approach this venerable strategy in today’s environment.
Vanguard’s Andy Clarke blogs on a lesson from an annual white elephant gift exchange that’ll be especially important for clients in years ahead: Managing expectations.
Jim Rowley uses his favorite movie trilogies to discuss three common strategies investors use in their quest for yield, and the conclusive trade-off that just won’t die.
China’s real estate bust will limit growth there but is unlikely to trigger a global financial crisis.
Joshua Barrickman, who manages Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund, explains the very human challenges of bond indexing.
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