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Christine Benz Interviews Jack Bogle

Watch all nine parts of our interview with Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.

Vanguard founder Jack Bogle passed away today. We're looking back at his conversation with Christine Benz late last year. A complete look at his legacy will be available on Morningstar in the days to come.

Morningstar director of personal finance Christine Benz interviewed Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard, at the 2018 Bogleheads conference. Watch each of the segments here. 

What Jack Bogle Expects From the Market
The Vanguard founder says low dividend yields, modest earnings growth potential, and still-low rates mean returns are set to be lower.

Why Jack Bogle Doesn't Own Non-U.S. Stocks
Concerns about higher risks and the global footprint of U.S. firms have led the Vanguard founder to his 0% international allocation. 

What's Holding Back Fund Flows?
Jack Bogle thinks the slowdown in U.S. equity fund flows could be caused by indexing having less room to grow. 

Index Fund Oligopoly Has Been Good for Consumers
There may be a few dominant passive fund companies, but competition among them has still managed to push down costs, says Jack Bogle.

Bogle: Nature of Market Unchanged by Indexing
Despite the amount of money in index-tracking products, Jack Bogle says he doesn't see the market behaving differently.

Is Vanguard Too Big?
Founder Jack Bogle says there are good and bad sides to having become a colossus and that leadership needs to keep the firm's values intact.

Bogle: Some Legitimate Uses of ETFs
The Vanguard founder says although there are some good uses for ETFS, he still sees lots of bad and poorly used products in the market.

Bogle: Don't Try to Time Factor Investing
The Vanguard founder sees a place for some factor funds but thinks trying to trade between factors is a losing proposition. 

Bogle: Optimum Returns Come From Staying the Course
Jack Bogle says trying to time trades is a flawed decision, and investors should not try to beat the market.