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

Stay Seated Until the Economy Reaches Cruising Altitude

Jun. 8, 2015, 12:45 pm EST – Even a 1% fed funds rate means interest rates will remain exceptionally low -- far from anything resembling "tight" interest rate policy. More 

Don’t Get Too Caught Up in Headlines

Jun. 8, 2015, 11:30 am EST – With rising yields come falling prices, and with falling prices come dramatic headlines. More 

4 Economic Indicators to Be Aware Of

Jun. 2, 2015, 2:15 pm EST – May was something of a tale of two markets and two economies as we were divided between the good and the not so good. More 

Vanguard Enters the ‘Robo-Advisor’ Arena

May. 20, 2015, 12:36 pm EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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