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

How Did Everyone Get Bond Yields So Wrong?

Jun. 5, 2014, 11:47 am EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – Congress finally reached a deal to reopen the government...but it's only temporary. When this happens again, remember to stay the course. More 

Vanguard Funds – Cutting Costs and Cleaning House with Mergers

Oct. 16, 2013, 12:58 pm EDT – Vanguard is streamlining its underperforming funds with mergers, and opening up low-cost Admiral shares to a wider audience. More 

New Low-Volatility Fund at Vanguard

Sep. 27, 2013, 1:49 pm EDT – Low volatility and global exposure -- sounds great, but funds with this strategy have not had a chance to prove themselves in a down market. More 

Vanguard’s Capital Opportunity Just Isn’t What it Used to Be

Apr. 9, 2013, 7:00 am EDT – Vanguard recently reopened its Capital Opportunity Fund (VHCOX) to new investors, but since it has shifted more toward large-caps, it’s no longer the best choice for aggressive capital growth. More 

Vanguard Finally Charts Course for International Bonds

Feb. 11, 2013, 9:40 am EDT – Vanguard has announced a new international bond fund that will be included in several popular funds-of-funds by 2014. But it might not affect your Vanguard investments all that much. More