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A topic of current interest: Bonds or bond funds?
Global macro matters: SOE reforms—China's path to higher productivity
529 plan savers earn better grades for behavior
Navigating the transition: China's future at a crossroads
2017 economic and market outlook: Stabilization, not stagnation
Are emerging markets still built on the BRICS?
Vanguard's economic and investment outlook 2016
SOE reforms—China's path to higher productivity
Trade status: It's complicated
Monetary policy is (barely) carrying the world
U.S. economy will bend, not break
A look back before looking ahead: Assessing our 2015 outlook
China's key risk: It's housing, not stocks
U.S. labor market: Tight (enough) for liftoff
Japan: The long road back to inflation
Remember the '90s? Emerging markets then and now
Is the barrel half empty or half full? Oil-price drops and global impacts
Europe's economy: A long haul
China: Slowdown possible, financial crisis less so
Rate liftoff: It's not 'easy' being the Fed
No bubble to burst: U.S. student debt is not housing
Higher inflation? Follow the money...
An analysis of dividend-oriented equity strategies
Making the implicit explicit: A framework for the active-passive decision
Vanguard's Principles for Investing Success
Vanguard's framework for constructing globally diversified portfolios
The global case for strategic asset allocation and an examination of home bias
Investors are "voting with their feet" on costs
Reframing investor choices: Right mindset, wrong market
Best practices for portfolio rebalancing
Global equity benchmarks: Are prospectus benchmarks the correct barometer?
To hedge or not to hedge? Evaluating currency exposure in global equity portfolios
From assets to income: A goals-based approach to retirement spending
Vanguard Research Insight: Ready to retire? Don't rush your Social Security start date
Rising interest rates: Weighing risk for TDF retirees
Vanguard's approach to target-date funds
Bond diversification in Target Retirement Funds
Now is the time to avoid the "procrastination penalty"
Roth IRA owners can keep a good thing going
Another way to diversify
Are you an IRA superstar?
IRA investors avoiding the panic button
Is your IRA a globe-trotter?
Theory versus reality: Gliding into retirement
Location, location, location
The benefits of a "backdoor" Roth
A tale of three birth years
But what if I don't want my RMD?
Onward and upward: Vanguard 2013 IRA contribution report
Now is the time to graduate to an IRA
Are investors breaking from the traditional?
Take it to the limit…one more time
Are investors subjecting themselves to the "procrastination penalty"?
Do contribution deadlines lead to poor investment decisions?
When age meets risk tolerance: Best practices for 529 investing
Implications of disciplined investing for 529 college-savings plans
Vanguard Research Insight: Ready to retire? Don’t rush your Social Security start date
Tax-efficient equity investing: Solutions for maximizing after-tax returns
A review of risk in 529 account-owner asset allocations
Invest now or temporarily hold your cash?
Roths beyond retirement: Maximizing wealth transfers
Tackling the tuition bill: Managing higher education expenses
Charitable giving: Three steps for a successful plan
The case for low-cost index-fund investing
Exchange-traded funds: Clarity amid the clutter
Choosing between ETFs and mutual funds: Strategy, then structure
Active indexing: Being 'passive-aggressive' with ETFs
Vanguard Advisor's Alpha®
Keys to improving the odds of active management success
Shopping for alpha: You get what you don't pay for
An evaluation of smart beta and other rules-based active strategies
Money market reform: What you need to know
The digital investor: Patterns in digital adoption
Duty, opportunity, mastery: Investment committee best practices
Survey of Defined Benefit Plan Sponsors
Vanguard Life-Cycle Investing Model: A framework for building target-date portfolios
Securities lending: Key considerations
Impact assessment: Explaining the differences in funds' securities lending returns
Vanguard Global Capital Markets Model
User's guide to master limited partnerships
Post–money market reform: Considering trade-offs between short bond funds and institutional prime money market funds
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