Skip to main content
Sharon McFadden

Sharon McFadden

Sharon McFadden, CPA, CFP, is an investment analyst in Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, which is responsible for establishing the investment methodology for Vanguard. Sharon is part of the team that conducts research and provides thought leadership on retirement topics around the globe. She has expertise in global retirement systems, personal finance, retirement planning, and portfolio construction strategies. Before her current role, Sharon spent time working directly with investors in Vanguard Personal Advice Services.

Sharon holds a B.S. in accounting from The University of Delaware and an M.B.A. from St. Joseph’s University. She is a licensed CPA in the State of Pennsylvania and a CFP®.

Research our investment professionals with FINRA's BrokerCheck.

Recent blog posts by Sharon McFadden

For more information about Vanguard funds, visit vanguard.com or call 877-662-7447 to obtain a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information about a fund are contained in the prospectus; read and consider it carefully before investing.

Vanguard ETF Shares are not redeemable with the issuing Fund other than in very large aggregations worth millions of dollars. Instead, investors must buy and sell Vanguard ETF Shares in the secondary market and hold those shares in a brokerage account. In doing so, the investor may incur brokerage commissions and may pay more than net asset value when buying and receive less than net asset value when selling.

Investments in bond funds are subject to interest rate, credit, and inflation risk.

Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.

Investments in stocks or bonds issued by non-U.S. companies are subject to risks including country/regional risk and currency risk. Stocks of companies based in emerging markets are subject to national and regional political and economic risks and to the risk of currency fluctuations. These risks are especially high in emerging markets.

All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest.

Vanguard Marketing Corporation, Distributor of the Vanguard Funds.

Vanguard Blog privacy policy