Jeff DeMaso
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Editor/Research Director, The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors

Jeff DeMaso works directly with Dan Wiener to research and write the award-winning Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors newsletter, as well as its annual companion publication, the Independent Guide to the Vanguard Funds, a reference book profiling each of Vanguard’s mutual funds, ETFs and annuities with detailed statistics, analysis and recommendations.

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Recent Articles

3 Vanguard ETFs for the Contrarian Investor

Aug. 19, 2016, 1:48 pm EST – Contrarian plays aren't for everyone, but if you have the stomach to leave the herd behind, consider Vanguard ETFs VHT, VGK and VWO. More 

Vanguard Funds: Billions In, Billions Out – VMMXX VMFXX

Aug. 17, 2016, 7:00 am EST – Vanguard is seeing billions of dollars sloshing into and out of its money market funds (VMMXX and VMFXX). Here's what you need to know. More 

The S&P 500 Is Off Its High, And You Should Buy

May. 16, 2016, 9:43 am EST – The S&P 500 and Dow Jones are a year removed from their all-time highs, but investors shouldn't be concerned -- they should be buying. More 

Sell in May? Only If You Like Paying Taxes!

May. 13, 2015, 6:30 am EST – 'Sell in May and go away' not only has a low success rate, but it also ensures that taxes will cut heavily into your gains. More 

Mid-Cap Stocks: You’re Better Off in the Middle

Mar. 30, 2015, 10:59 am EST – Mid-cap stocks tend to get little love from Wall Street media, even though they provide better return for no extra risk. Their loss. More 

Vanguard Funds to Join the Muni-Bond Game

Jan. 7, 2015, 10:01 am EST – A municipal bond product will be joining the stable of Vanguard funds soon, likely butting heads with iShares' MUB. More 

How Did Everyone Get Bond Yields So Wrong?

Jun. 5, 2014, 11:47 am EST – Only time will tell, but just because bond yields are low today doesn’t mean a move higher and a steep decline in bond prices will come tomorrow. More 

Should You Steer Clear of Market Highs?

Mar. 18, 2014, 1:00 pm EST – With stocks near all-time market highs, some investors wonder if they should wait for a pullback. Turns out, market timing matters a lot less than you'd think. More 

A Dow Point Today Isn’t What It Used to Be

Nov. 22, 2013, 9:43 am EST – Tapering isn't imminent, and neither is hyperinflation, so don't be swayed by headlines. More 

Retirement Investors: Tune Out the Noise from Washington

Oct. 17, 2013, 4:30 pm EST – Congress finally reached a deal to reopen the government...but it's only temporary. When this happens again, remember to stay the course. More