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

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 

Aim to Find Growth at Home and Overseas

Mar. 16, 2015, 1:28 pm EDT – You can put all your money into one of the most expensive currencies and stock markets, but it's quite easy to envision circumstances where that could work against you. More 

Vanguard Announces March Distributions

Mar. 11, 2015, 9:16 am EDT – Vanguard released estimates of the supplemental distributions it will be paying in March for funds including VGPMX, VDIGX and VGHCX. More 

What’s Right or Wrong With the Economy?

Mar. 9, 2015, 10:00 pm EDT – Many market indices have set new records, and the Nasdaq finally crossed 5000 again last week. More 

Janet Yellen – Last Week’s Economic News Highlight

Mar. 3, 2015, 2:00 pm EDT – The highlight of last week belonged to Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, who continues to try to protect the Fed's flexibility when it comes to the timing of a change in policy. More 

Where Do U.S. Stocks and Bonds Stand?

Feb. 24, 2015, 6:30 am EDT – Despite the Fed's waffling, bonds could still get a reprieve from the impact of regular rate hikes, and stocks will benefit from the fact that the interest rate environment remains very, very "constructive," meaning stocks are a good buy. More 

Is the U.S. Consumer Dead?

Feb. 13, 2015, 1:30 pm EDT – U.S. consumers all seem to be spending their extra money on big-ticket items. More 

Should You Invest at a Market Top?

Feb. 13, 2015, 1:15 pm EDT – When stocks hit new highs, only one of two events can follow: Stocks can either go on to make a new high, or they can decline to some lower level. More