Dan Wiener
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Editor, The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors

Dan Wiener is editor of The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors, a monthly advisory letter that has provided in-depth reporting on and guidance for investing in the Vanguard fund family since 1991 and is a five-time winner of the Newsletter Publishers Foundation’s editorial excellence award. Dan also edits the newsletter’s annual companion publication, the Independent Guide to the Vanguard Funds, which features individual profiles with detailed statistics, analysis and recommendations for each of Vanguard’s mutual funds, ETFs and annuities.

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Recent Articles

Vanguard Enters the ‘Robo-Advisor’ Arena

May. 20, 2015, 12:36 pm EDT – Vanguard's Personal Advisor Services its essentially an entry in the "robo-advisor" field. The service will appeal to those with small savings who want basic advice and little human contact. More 

Catch Up With the Markets

May. 11, 2015, 3:30 pm EDT – It has been a rocky start to May in the markets, particularly in the bond market. More 

Will the Economy Continue to Stall?

Apr. 13, 2015, 1:49 pm EDT – The service economy is still expanding but not quickly, and in some respects, it's barely moving forward. Only the employment gauge improved and not by much. More 

Why Did Q1 End Badly?

Apr. 7, 2015, 12:25 pm EDT – I should warn you that we are probably going to continue to see some weak reports before the turn finds its way into the numbers. More 

Here’s Why Managers Matter More Than Funds

Apr. 7, 2015, 11:45 am EDT – The same benefits that accrue to index fund investors, such as low operating costs and low turnover, can be found at funds run by human managers -- you just have to look for them. More 

How to Help Your Teens Save for Retirement

Apr. 7, 2015, 10:55 am EDT – How can we get a teenager to save for retirement? You probably can't. So, my advice is to help them. More 

Is the Bull Market Ending?

Apr. 7, 2015, 10:25 am EDT – It's been a terrific six-year bull run. So, are we at the tail end of a raging bull market that's about to be gored? More 

Should You Be Worried About the Market?

Mar. 24, 2015, 6:00 am EDT – The removal of the word "patient" signaled that we could see a rate increase at the June Fed meeting, and lowered forecasts for growth and inflation signaled that maybe, just maybe, a rate increase could come later in the year, rather than sooner. More 

Let’s Take Stock of the Economy

Mar. 17, 2015, 9:00 am EDT – It's fairly safe to say that the next six years won't see returns as strong as those from the last six, but just because the last six years were strong doesn't mean we are poised for a crash. More 

Here’s Why Diversification Is Vital

Mar. 16, 2015, 8:30 pm EDT – Diversification, though often met with derision, works in the long run and is one of the building blocks of my approach to investing. More