Dan Wiener and Jeff DeMaso
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The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors

Editor Dan Wiener and Research Director Jeffrey DeMaso publish The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors, an award-winning monthly advisory letter that keeps subscribers abreast of recent developments at Vanguard, and provides long-term guidance for investing in the Vanguard fund family. They also work together on the newsletter’s annual companion publication, the Independent Guide to the Vanguard Funds, which profiles the entire Vanguard fund family with detailed analysis and recommendations for each of Vanguard’s mutual funds, ETFs and annuities.

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Recent Articles

The 5 Best Vanguard Funds for Your 401k

Feb. 27, 2015, 9:22 am EST – These five best Vanguard funds for your 401k are based on the idea that you shouldn't hunker down for protection in your retirement accounts -- you should go on the attack. More 

Is Vanguard Opening the Door to Actively Managed ETFs?

Mar. 10, 2014, 3:33 pm EST – Vanguard is getting off the bench and onto the sidelines, but is not getting into the game of actively managed ETFs—yet. More 

Get Global Exposure Now, Debt Ceiling or Not

Oct. 14, 2013, 12:29 pm EST – It always makes sense to have international exposure, regardless of the debt ceiling or other political calamity. Get that exposure via Vanguard's VWIGX. More 

Roth IRAs: The Best Choice for Young Investors

Aug. 14, 2013, 6:30 am EST – Although paying taxes on your earnings now rather than later sounds like no fun, it will actually benefit your retirement plans in the long run. More 

Keep It Simple: Avoid Annuities

Mar. 7, 2013, 12:59 pm EST – If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Annuities grow faster than taxable funds -- but income taxes upon withdrawal can take away a lot of their juice. More 

Best Mutual Fund for 2013: Vanguard International Growth

Dec. 13, 2012, 12:05 pm EST – If you have been neglecting foreign stocks in your portfolio, Vanguard International Growth provides a path to foreign exposure for 2013. More 

The ‘Secret’ Behind Vanguard’s Record Year: Get Low!

Dec. 13, 2012, 9:33 am EST – Vanguard continues to attract investors -- and their money -- by cutting costs to remain competitive in the mutual fund “price wars." More