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MARCH 2024 | Stocks compound wealth, even if they have lost decades. Plus, big moves from big stocks, an article roundup, IVA Portfolio Notes and the IVA Factor Tracker.
Making sense of Vanguard’s cash management tools.
The S&P 500 vs. Everything Else | Improving The IVA Website
FUNDS FOCUS — GROWTH AND INCOME FUNDS | Evaluating Vanguard’s options for the core of your portfolio.
FEBRUARY 2024 | The S&P 500 was the place to be … again. Plus, links to a PRIMECAP interview, an article roundup, Portfolio Notes and the IVA Factor Tracker.
The Fed holds as earnings grow | Vanguard launches two municipal bond ETFs | Municipal Money Market’s yield rises | Vanguard’s tech trips over noncovered shares
2024 OUTLOOK: A turning point within the market, not for the market.
Vanguard loudly trumpets that it is owned by shareholders of its mutual funds and ETFs. But what rights do we owners actually have?
How much should I allocate to stocks versus bonds versus cash? It’s a fundamental question most investors spend too little time on. Here’s how to find the answer that is right for you.
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Hi, I’m Jeff DeMaso.
Welcome to the Independent Vanguard Adviser.
I’ve been a Vanguard investor for over a decade, co-editing the leading newsletter on Vanguard funds and ETFs. I’m a big Vanguard fan, but they are not perfect (nobody is). I’ll tell you the good and the bad when it comes to Vanguard.
Over two decades while working at a multi-billion-dollar investment firm, I held titles of intern to CIO (and everything in between). I’ve seen investors make avoidable mistakes time and time again. I aim to share the investment insights and advice I want my family and friends to have so that you can make meaningful investments for yours.
When investing, I believe in simplicity, diversification and spending time in the market. A simple promise: My family and I will invest in the same funds I recommend to you!
When I’m not poring over Vanguard’s most recent prospectus, you can find me chasing my toddler around the playground or trying to avoid an injury while reliving the glory days on the soccer pitch.