Vanguard Funds

Vanguard Index Funds from The Vanguard Group

The Vanguard Group offered the first index fund for retail investors.

Vanguard, an investment management firm headquartered in Malvern, PA, manages around $2 trillion in retail and institutional investors’ assets through ETFs, mutual funds and other financial services.

Founder John C. Bogle created the first ever index fund for retail investor and changed the game. Additionally, investors in Vanguard funds own the firm.

Vanguard funds have a killer combination working to their advantages — a passive index approach paired cheap prices, which have brought investors in and away from actively managed mutual funds.

The 7 Best Funds for the Most Frugal Investors

We researched mutual funds with the lowest expense ratios and found seven that are accessible to everyday investors.

The Best Funds for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl Indicator has been 80% accurate in picking the direction for stocks. Here are the best funds to play the game.

3 Vanguard Funds That Make Active Managers Weep

These three index funds from Vanguard have both short-term and long-term performance numbers that outrank category averages.

The 7 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy on the Dip

Here are the seven best Vanguard funds to buy now and for the long term, thanks to the January correction.

3 Best Funds to Buy Into Municipal Bonds

Municipal bonds may be boring, but you'll find them worth your while in some of the best funds to own now.

Going Risk-Off: The 3 Best Funds for Junk Bonds

In a risk-off market, look for junk bond funds that aren't heavily exposed to the risky businesses.

The 5 Best Mutual Funds to Buy for 2016

Nailing down the best mutual funds for 2016 was no easy task but we found five that could be top performers.

The 10 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for 2016

Investors can expect 2016 to be rife with volatility. Those looking to duck for cover can do so in some of the best Vanguard funds on the market.

3 Best Vanguard Funds to Dive Into Growth Stocks

The best Vanguard funds aren't isolated to just the plain vanilla, broad market index funds. We highlight three of Vanguard's growth stock funds.

3 Best Funds from Vanguard for Retirement Income

If you are looking for solid retirement income, these Vanguard choices are some of the best funds for high yield, low expenses and good management.

Two-Way Traffic Again for Investors

With the recent rally starting to flatten out, it's time for investors to look at not only new buys, but also selling opportunities.

3 Target-Date Funds to Plan for Your Future

Target-date funds are not all created equal. Here are solid options for short-, intermediate- and long-term goals.

The 3 Best Funds to Buy for the Rest of 2015

With the market in risk-off mode and few compelling investment ideas out there, finding the best mutual funds for the rest of 2015 wasn't easy. Here are three to consider.

3 of the Best Index Funds to Buy for the Long Run

For long-term investing, you can't beat index funds. But don't settle for just any fund -- get the best index funds made for the long run.

The 5 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next 5 Years

The next five years won't be as easy for investors as the past five. But you'll be A-OK with these best Vanguard funds for the long term.

Donald Trump vs. Vanguard 500 Index (VFINX)

In the ultimate active vs passive comparison, see how Donald Trump stacks up against Vanguard 500 Index (VFINX).

The 3 Best Value Funds That Actually Earn Their Fees

Value stocks are still difficult to find -- but you can get help from the active managers of some of the market's best value funds.

3 Vanguard Funds That Deliver Market-Beating Returns

Whether you're looking for small-, mid- or large-cap stocks, these three Vanguard funds are your key to beating the market this year.

3 Best Vanguard Funds for Stability

These Vanguard funds may not be exciting, but the long-term returns far outweigh any cheap thrills from speculating.

3 Best Bond Funds to Own Now

Don't bet against bond funds. Just be selective. The best bond funds to buy now -- including these three -- are less sensitive to interest rates.