June 30, 2022

Look To the Next Six Months, Not the Last

For better or worse, we’ve lived through plenty of lousy six-month runs, and you don’t have to go back to the days of Tricky Dick to find them.

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March 2, 2021

Vanguard Searching For Mr. Good Growth

Vanguard’s game of manager musical chairs continues at U.S. Growth, as sub-adviser Jackson Square Partners was sent packing this week.

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July 2022 PDF

Contrarian Quarter

June was ugly. Not as ugly as April, mind you, given that Total Stock Market Index dropped 9.0% that month and was “only” off 8.4% this past month.

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Vanguard Funds Correlation
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Model Portfolio Performance
Conservative Growth-5.5%-16.8%
Growth Index-7.0%-21.2%
The average
Vanguard investor
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