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

Tapering on Hold Until Janet Yellen Takes the Reins

Oct. 14, 2013, 8:41 am EDT – With all of the dysfunction in Washington right now, and a new Fed chair recently appointed, tapering isn't likely to occur until next year. More 

Healthcare Funds Performed Despite Political Squabbles

Oct. 4, 2013, 4:17 pm EDT – In the first few days of the government shutdown, Vanguard's healthcare funds were up fractionally. More 

5 Down Days — Who Cares?

Sep. 27, 2013, 10:29 am EDT – Ignore the panicked pundits. Most of the declines we've seen this year are essentially the markets backing-and-filling. More 

Buy, Hold, Sell – 3 Vanguard Large Growth Funds

Sep. 10, 2013, 8:43 am EDT – Not all Vanguard large growth funds are worth your money. Here's a quick guide to which ones are and which aren't. More 

T. Rowe Price Taking a Chainsaw to an Ingrown Toenail

Aug. 26, 2013, 11:57 am EDT – In a puzzling move, T. Rowe Price has banned trading for American Airlines employees who subscribe to the EZTracker newsletter. More 

Vanguard Total World Stock Index Still Not a Buy

Aug. 12, 2013, 12:14 pm EDT – Looking for some international exposure? Vanguard Total World Stock Index might be on your radar, but you might be better off straying from the index. More 

Should You Buy Foreign Mutual Funds?

Aug. 9, 2013, 11:40 am EDT – It can be difficult to decide whether you should invest in foreign mutual funds or not, but arguments against it tend to fall short. Here's why. More 

For Growth, Pick Primecap Odyssey Over Vanguard Capital Opportunity

Aug. 5, 2013, 12:34 pm EDT – Looking for aggressive growth? Primecap Odyssey Aggressive Growth is the fund Capital Opportunity used to be, and probably never will be again. More 

Vanguard Muni Bond Funds: 2 Buys & 1 Hold

Jul. 15, 2013, 7:00 am EDT – The tax-free yield of municipal bonds can be a big draw for long-term investors -- but before you jump in, here's what you need to know, plus 3 recommendations. More 

Which Vanguard Bond Fund Is Right for You?

Jun. 6, 2013, 2:55 pm EDT – Not all of Vanguard’s fixed-income funds are created equal. Here’s my take on which mutual funds you should buy, sell or hold. More