Vanguard Founder’s Son Tries To Beat The Market


So I’ve been telling everyone, “Listen to Vanguard’s founder, John Bogle.

You can’t beat index funds with actively managed mutual funds.

If you’re REALLY LUCKY, you might come out ahead of the index for 1 year, 5 years, or 10, but beating the index, long term, is close to impossible after fees.”

But it looks like Bogle’s son needed to find out for himself…

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Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School (2nd Ed. Wiley 2017) and The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing: From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat (Wiley 2015). My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions. However, please read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and the Comments Policy.

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2 Responses

  1. Suki Singh says:

    Hi Andrew,

    I’m a UK resident (age 47). What is your opinion on simple using Vanguards Life Strategy funds as a way of investing for the future. Really grateful for your thoughts.

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