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Here’s Why Managers Matter More Than Funds

The same benefits that accrue to index fund investors, such as low operating costs and low turnover, can be found at funds run by human managers -- you just have to look for them. More 

How to Help Your Teens Save for Retirement

How can we get a teenager to save for retirement? You probably can't. So, my advice is to help them. More 

VDIGX: Buy Vanguard Dividend Growth for Quality Yields

A record of regular dividend increases is both a sign of company strength and of the commitment of management to return value to shareholders. More 

Vanguard Announces March Distributions

Vanguard released estimates of the supplemental distributions it will be paying in March for funds including VGPMX, VDIGX and VGHCX. More 

The 5 Best Vanguard Funds for Your 401k

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 

Navigate ‘Distribution Season’ to Maximize Money After Taxes

The year-end distribution season is when a taxable event is forced onto shareholders. Here's how to have the most money after taxes. More 

5 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2030 Retirement

You're going to need some added oomph if you've got roughly 15-20 years before retirement. Here's a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for target date 2030. More