May 19, 2022

The Bear Market Is Here

Despite high inflation, consumers are still spending. Retail sales rose 0.9% in April—the fourth straight month of increased spending. But that doesn’t mean all is right in the retailing world.

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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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May 2022 PDF

Stay Calm

Last month I wrote that March came in like a bear and went out like a bull. Well, the bull tired fast. April ended in the red and the S&P closed 13.9% below its January 3 all-time high. Technology stocks and bonds suffered as interest rates rose.

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Daniel P. Wiener is editor of The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors, a monthly newsletter that keeps abreast of recent developments at Vanguard, and the annual FFSA Independent Guide to the Vanguard Funds. Through his newsletter and guide book, Dan helps tens of thousands of Vanguard investors choose wisely among more than 100 Vanguard mutual funds. The Adviser is a five-time winner of the Newsletter Publishers Foundation's Editorial Excellence Award. View More »

Vanguard Funds Correlation
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Model Portfolio Performance
Conservative Growth1.5%-6.3%
Growth Index2.9%-7.1%
The average
Vanguard investor
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