Dow Jones article wrote:...while the Vanguard Group has a reputation for outstanding funds some of the firm's issues are laggards, following questionable strategies with only a low-cost structure to make them attractive.
...but said he would get out of Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities (VIPSX) , Vanguard High-Yield Corporate (VWEHX) , Vanguard Target Retirement 2025 (VTTVX) and Vanguard International Growth (VWILX).
Does that mean he specifically doesn't like the Vanguard TIPS fund, or just doesn't like TIPS funds in general? Same for the others. Does he specifically not like Vanguard high-yield bond fund or just doesn't like junk bond funds in general?
kenn3d wrote:...this discussion raises a couple of questions in my newbie brain:
First, my fixed income allocation doesn't currently include any TIPS bonds. So I'm wondering what recommends "adding to a VIPSX position every month until my retirement"?
CyberBob wrote:Does that mean he specifically doesn't like the Vanguard TIPS fund, or just doesn't like TIPS funds in general? Same for the others. Does he specifically not like Vanguard high-yield bond fund or just doesn't like junk bond funds in general?
avram53 wrote:Weiner was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe, Marketwatch.
avram53 wrote:How has the Vanguard Tips fund done relative to other Tips funds?
murfields wrote:...Probably has a B.S in English...
murfields wrote:As yet this posting has not caught the eyes of the Wienerites, but probably will be discussed on their forum and also on their selected secret society's private Yahoo web site.
Random Musings wrote:Perhaps Weiner read Larry Swedroe's book - and is cutting back on TIP's since their "fixed rate" is lower.
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