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A Tribute to John "Jack" Bogle

A Tribute to John "Jack" Bogle
We want to take a moment to step away from the daily turmoil and honor the life of one giant man. On January 16 th , Vanguard founder John "Jack" Bogle passed away at age 89 in his  Bryn Mawr home. Search the Internet for "Bogle" or browse any news source, and you'll soon be immersed in a universal outpouring of respect for the man— rightfully...
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Five Good Habits, Five Good Quotes

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Happy New Year! It's already been an interesting one so far. At FVIM, Rob Pool is back in action following some necessary foot surgery. In the meantime, Matt Ebeling's son learned how to ice skate during the holidays. In almost no time, he'd abandoned his "trainer" (like a walker, but for using on ice) and was tearing around on his own. "That's for...
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The "Gift" of Market Volatility

The "Gift" of Market Volatility
​ Bad news isn't always a bad thing Have you ever noticed, some of your luckiest breaks come from events that initially seem like bad news? An illustration struck close to home for FVIM advisor Matt Ebeling when he and his wife attended an October event hosted by Decoding Dyslexia . After their daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia this summer, they...
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When You Lose a Loved One: Give Yourself a Financial Recess

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One of the most gratifying things about being a financial advisor is having the opportunity to make a real difference in people's lives. In that context, we find it deeply meaningful if we are able to offer helpful financial advice during difficult times, such as when families experience the loss of a loved one. If you've been recently widowed (or ...
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