Fidelity vs. Vanguard
Which is right for you?
General financial planning wisdom says that it’s important to “stay the course” during times of market volatility. But keeping the tiller steady is a lot easier said than done in stormy markets like the ones we’ve experienced in recent weeks. Here are four tips to help you to steer straight and stay …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
Changing a fund manager can’t always change the dynamic. And we’re confident that the latest turnover at Vanguard’s $44.4 billion Windsor II fund is unlikely to overcome its fatal flaw: Too many cooks in the stock-picking kitchen. Windsor II, the mega-sized large-cap value fund with 10 managers at …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
Criminals blaming others for their actions is, sadly, nothing new. But Scott Capps, a former Vanguard employee, who was convicted of embezzling millions of dollars from the Malvern, Pa. fund giant, did at least come up with a novel excuse: He only stole all that money after Vanguard higher ups did not …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
The ETF Advantage
Benefits and Risks of Exchange-Traded Funds
We may be in the dog days of summer but there's no slowing down the Malvern, PA mutual fund colossus. Here's what's been keeping Vanguard busy while you've been at the beach.
New Active Fund Announced—International Core StockWellington Management—the venerable sub-adviser behind several of Vanguard's standout active funds—has tapped one of its …Read More keyboard_arrow_right
They may both be big dogs on Wall Street, but Fidelity continues to play the role of puppyish provocateur to rival Vanguard. "Fido" nipped at Vanguard's heels again this month, rolling out another batch of index funds carefully crafted to match similar offerings from Vanguard while beating them on price. The …Read More keyboard_arrow_right