NGPF Podcast: Amy Hollands on convincing Jack Bogle to write a book about mutual funds
Jack Bogle was not only the founder of Vanguard but he also authored numerous books to help the investing public. This may never have happened without the persistence of the guest on today's NGPF Podcast.
We can all thank Amy Holland for her persistence in convincing Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard, to write a book about investing. It was his first, Bogle on Mutual Funds, and many books would follow, no doubt educating millions on the value of investing in low-cost, diversified index funds. In this NGPF podcast, you will get the inside scoop on how Amy pulled this off as well as what she learned in her collaborative work with Jack, and other investing titans. Enjoy!'
- 0:00~3:00 Introduction
- 3:00~6:15 On Jack Bogle’s decision to write a book
- 6:15~16:14 Deregulation and the new demand for books on investing
- 16:14~22:13 Charles Schwab and his blue shirt
- 22:13~26:01 Consequences of timing the market
- 26:01~30:06 Behind the scenes of Jack Bogle
- 30:06~37:29 Doing due diligence while the books are being written
- 37:29~42:04 Bogle’s legacy at Vanguard
- 42:04~44:31 Bogle’s core values
- 44:31~47:14 Conclusion
"The lesson I pulled out of all of this is that there are always going to be great innovations. Be educated and be able to ask the right questions. Be able to have strong financial literacy and have a strong understanding of the financial markets.”