Category: Investments

In the research paper, 'The case for index-fund investing', Vanguard Investment Strategy Group explains why indexing has tended to outperform higher cost actively managed strategies across time periods and fund categories.

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Category: Retirement

According to How America Saves data, only 10% of plan participants engaged in trading in 2013. Jean Young examines how the lack of trading is a good-news story--and what role professionally managed allocations play in trading.

Category: Market & economic

There is still plenty of slack in the economy, despite unemployment rates holding steady, which means The Federal Reserve can keep rates low for longer.

Category: Fiduciary

An effective RFP process is a critical component to successful investment management. Vanguard’s Catherine Gordon reviews factors institutions should consider and steps they should take to make the RFP process more effective for their organization.

Category: Regulatory

With stricter plan audits, the DOL is increasing scrutiny on fiduciaries and focusing on new areas such as fees, forfeiture accounts, and more. Vanguard can help sponsors navigate these audits and remain compliant.

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