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By Jason Zweig | Jan. 16, 2019


American investors have lost the fiercest advocate they may have ever had.

John Clifton Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group and a crusader for investors’ rights for more than three decades, died in Bryn Mawr, Pa., on Wednesday at age 89. The cause of death was cancer, said Mr. Bogle’s assistant, Michael Nolan.

“If all investors had heeded his ideas, they would be hundreds of billions of dollars better off than they are now,” financier Warren Buffett told The Wall Street Journal in 2009....



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For further reading:


John C. Bogle, Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution

John C. Bogle, Common Sense on Mutual Funds

Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money

Articles and other research:


Bogle: Still Scolding After All These Years

A Golden Oldie: The Bogleheads