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Last update: 2013-03-18

Retirement Prep: The power of compounding

2013-03-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for life. If you start right away and save for retirement regularly, patiently, and with discipline, your money can work to produce remarkable results over time. The key to this is the power of compounding.…

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Retirement Prep: Keep saving and make it last

2013-03-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for life. In much the same way that graduation from high school or college is called commencement or a beginning, retirement is a commencement of sorts, as well. You're beginning a new stage in your life, and it's important to keep an eye on your investments and turn your savings into sustainable income.…

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Retirement Prep: Make the most of what your plan offers

2013-03-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for life. Saving in your employer's plan offers many advantages. You can save on taxes. Your money has a chance to grow over time through compounding. And don't forget about the advantage that can seem like the best birthday gift ever.…

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Retirement Prep: Do a periodic assessment

2013-03-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for life. You go to the dentist twice a year. You get a physical once a year. You should monitor your financial health in much the same way. As you save for retirement, keep in mind your life circumstances will change. Your mix of investments may also need to change to reflect that.…

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Retirement Prep: Find the money to save for retirement

2013-03-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for life. Sure, you want to save more. Not just for retirement, but for a home, college, whatever. The question is where do you find the money? Especially if it feels like you're living paycheck to paycheck as it is. It's time to take control.…

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Retirement Prep: Borrower beware

2012-10-11 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for retirement and for life. You've got all that money just sitting in your retirement plan. Shouldn't you be able to borrow a little every now and then? It's your money, after all. What could be the problem? Gosh, where do we begin?…

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Retirement Prep: Stay diversified

2012-10-11 :: Vanguard
Length: 3s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for retirement and for life. Every investor would love maximum returns with minimum risk, but it just doesn't work that way. This is why, when deciding where to invest your money, it's vital to understand your own tolerance for risk and to allocate your assets accordingly.…

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Retirement Prep: Are you saving enough?

2012-10-08 :: Vanguard
Length: 2s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for retirement and for life. How much do you need to save? If 12 to 15% of your pay sounds like a lot, consider starting with a smaller amount and then increase it each year. You'll be surprised how quickly and easily you'll be able to save more.…

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Retirement Prep: Create income in retirement

2012-10-04 :: Vanguard
Length: 3s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's audio guide to smart saving for retirement and for life. You've spent your whole life saving for retirement. Now what? Where do you get the money you need to live on? You can start by creating an income stream that can help make your savings last as long as possible. …

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"Red Ink": A frank conversation on the federal debt

2012-08-29 :: Vanguard
Length: 11s

If the United States of America came to you asking for a loan, would you say yes? David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, explains how the U.S. went from record surpluses to record deficits, and whether there's hope of fixing the problem any time soon.…

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Retirement Prep: It's important to start

2012-07-24 :: Vanguard
Length: 3s

Retirement Prep is Vanguard's podcast series on smart saving for retirement–throughout your life. There's a Chinese proverb that says, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Taking that step now by joining your employer's retirement plan may be one of the smartest financial decisions you'll ever make.…

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Debt doesn't have to be a four-letter word

2011-11-07 :: Vanguard
Length: 10s

Debt is a fact of life, but it needn't become an overwhelming burden. In this interview, Vanguard's Ellen Rinaldi explains how to manage personal debt effectively. After you've heard the conversation, visit our Facebook page and tell us what you think.…

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Is a single-fund investment right for you?

2011-08-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Maria Bruno, a senior analyst with Vanguard Investment Counseling and Research, discusses single-fund options and how they can help you save for retirement.…

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What women need to know about retirement

2011-05-31 :: Vanguard
Length: 6s

Sarah Houston, a principal in Vanguard Retail Investor Group, discusses the reasons saving for retirement is so important, especially for women. She also explains that creating a well-balanced investment portfolio doesn't have to be complicated.…

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Prepare for your future with a trust

2011-04-04 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Stephani Smith of Vanguard Institutional Asset Management describes the 2 basic trust types (revocable and irrevocable), explains how they differ in their tax treatment, and tells how selecting a trustee is an important part of establishing your trust. (7:44)…

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What you need to know about long-term care

2010-12-06 :: Vanguard
Length: 8s

Rose D'Alisa, a trust investment manager with Vanguard Asset Management Services, discusses the psychological and financial impact of long-term care. (8:45)…

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Saving for college: Unique challenges require a unique approach

2010-11-17 :: Vanguard
Length: 10s

Maria Bruno of Vanguard Investment Strategy and Tom O'Grady with Vanguard's Education Markets Group discuss ways to save for college while juggling other investing objectives. (10:15) …

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What's ahead for the economy and the markets?

2010-11-15
Length: 8m 15s

An episode from Vanguard’s Plain Talk on Investing™ podcast series…

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Is an income annuity right for you?

2010-10-18 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Learn about the potential benefits (and drawbacks) of an income annuity, to help decide whether one is right for you. (7:00)…

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Tax rates: What's in store for 2011?

2010-09-07
Length: 9m 25s

An episode from Vanguard’s Plain Talk on Investing™ podcast series…

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Don't overlook your asset allocation as life changes

2010-08-16 :: Vanguard
Length: 8s

Vanguard principal Ellen Rinaldi describes how certain life events can represent opportunities to make sure that your investment portfolio is in line with your goals, risk tolerance, and time horizon. (8:53)…

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Mutual fund ratings: What you need to know

2010-07-07 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Chris Philips, a senior analyst in Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group, takes a closer look at mutual fund ratings and explains why other factors should also be considered when choosing funds. (7:06)…

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An introduction to ETFs

2010-06-10 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Fran Kinniry, principal, Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, gives an introduction to ETFs and talks about what you should consider when choosing between an ETF and a mutual fund. (7:43)…

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Learn the basics of 529 plans

2010-06-02 :: Vanguard
Length: 10s

Find out what 529 plans are and get answers to many of the questions you may have about using these college savings tools. (10:33)…

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Tax-efficient withdrawals in retirement

2010-05-10 :: Vanguard
Length: 5s

Colleen Jaconetti, an investment analyst in Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group, talks about setting up a tax-efficient withdrawal strategy. (5:44)…

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Bring order to your financial future

2010-04-05 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Christine Benz, director of personal finance for Morningstar, explains how to get your financial house in order. (7:50)…

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Tools to help you take on the rising cost of tuition

2010-03-08 :: Vanguard
Length: 13s

Vanguard's Alba Martinez talks with Jackie Williams, director of the College Savings Initiative at the New America Foundation, about managing college costs. (13:13) …

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Emerging markets: What you need to know

2010-03-01
Length: 7m 52s

An episode from Vanguard’s Plain Talk on Investing™ podcast series…

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Affording health care in retirement

2010-02-08
Length: 9m 1s

An episode from Vanguard’s Plain Talk on Investing™ podcast series…

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3 ways to help work toward financial independence

2009-11-30
Length: 9m 19s

An episode from Vanguard’s Plain Talk on Investing™ podcast series…

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Simple rules for sound investing

2009-07-13 :: Vanguard
Length: 9s

Allan Roth, author and founder of Wealth Logic, LLC, explains how everything we need to know about investing, we've learned by second grade. (9:09)…

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Make the most of your IRA

0000-00-00 :: Vanguard
Length: 6s

Maria Bruno, of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, discusses ways you can make the most of your IRAs. (6:40)…

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4 common investor mistakes

0000-00-00 :: Vanguard
Length: 6s

Greg Houp, of Vanguard Asset Management Services, talks about 4 common investor mistakes and how to avoid them. (6:33)…

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Making sense of emerging markets

0000-00-00 :: Vanguard
Length: 7s

Brian Hilliard, a senior investment analyst with Vanguard Portfolio Review Group, explains some of the basics of investing in emerging markets. (7:48)…

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