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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

Which Vanguard Funds Hold Alibaba?

Nov. 18, 2014, 10:25 am EDT – These Vanguard funds bought Alibaba (BABA) shares in September when Alibaba had one of the biggest initial public offerings of the decade. More 

Is Someone Scamming Vanguard Investors?

Nov. 11, 2014, 3:55 pm EDT – The past year has been full of high-profile hacks at Target, Home Depot, JPMorgan and now the U.S. Postal Service. But is someone using snail mail to phish for Vanguard investor information? More 

Here’s What to Make of the Latest Market News

Nov. 11, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Stay on top of the latest on the Bank of Japan, U.S. politics and unemployment, Saudi Arabia adjustment of oil prices and Vanguard. More 

Vanguard Lawsuit Could Rock the Entire Mutual Fund Industry

Jul. 28, 2014, 12:03 pm EDT – A recent lawsuit makes some pretty major allegations about Vanguard's 'at-cost' structure -- and it could have seismic implications for the fund industry. More 

Vanguard Adds More Managers to Selected Value…Why?

Apr. 8, 2014, 10:45 am EDT – Selected Value isn't a bad fund, but Vanguard's recent addition of Pzena Investment Management isn't likely to help performance much. More 

Dow Drops 179 Points. So What?!

Jan. 14, 2014, 8:00 am EDT – Don't let the headlines fool you. Monday's drop is not something investors should be worried about. More 

Mutual Fund Active Management is Back – Sorta

Jan. 7, 2014, 1:53 pm EDT – Inflows are up for both passive and active management mutual funds, and down for the laggards of 2013. More 

Will 2014 Bring Higher Volatility?

Jan. 2, 2014, 12:47 pm EDT – For all the taper tantrum and government shutdown drama, market volatility took a chill pill in 2013. But that's unlikely to continue in 2014. More 

Funds Down? Don’t Worry, It’s Distribution Season

Dec. 20, 2013, 7:00 am EDT – Honey, they shrunk the fund -- or did they? If you're seeing a dip in your Vanguard mutual funds this week, there's a perfectly sound reason. More 

Vanguard Fund Managers Dropping Like Flies

Dec. 16, 2013, 12:31 pm EDT – Is Vanguard in revolt? I don’t believe so. Let’s call this evolution, rather than revolution. More