• Vanguard's founder nearly failed out of Princeton and was fired from his first company. Here's how he went on to lead a $5.1 trillion firm

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Jack Bogle became CEO of an asset manager at 35 and later founded $5.1 trillion Vanguard.
    His missteps included nearly failing his first economics course at Princeton and being fired from his first firm, Wellington Management Company.
    He details his career in a new book "Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution."
    Jack Bogle's path to founder of the world's largest private asset manager was not a straightforward rise, as he charts in a book released Thursday, "Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution."
    Now called the father of index funds, Bogle...
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