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

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 

Buy at the Worst, Sell at the Best

Feb. 2, 2015, 2:00 pm EDT – After a decade fraught with manager turnover and miscues, it appears that, in at least one respect, Vanguard Capital Value Fund (MUTF:VCVLX) is on a steady course. More 

5 Vanguard Funds No One Needs to Own

Jan. 22, 2015, 12:55 pm EDT – Some Vanguard funds are nurtured by expert managers and grow to be profit-building stars, but others can doom your portfolio to mediocrity -- or worse, major losses. More 

Know What the Latest Strong Labor Report Means

Jan. 20, 2015, 10:45 am EDT – Despite all this volatility, both the Dow and S&P 500 are less than 5% below their all-time highs. More