Bill McNabb, chief executive officer of the Vanguard Group, has 130 billion reasons to smile this holiday season. That’s $130.4 billion to be more precise.

Vanguard Group yesterday said it eclipsed the industry’s single-year record for asset inflows in 2012, taking in $130.4 billion in net cash inflow through November 2012. According to a press release, the firm said it outpaced the record held by J.P. Morgan Chase in 2008 of $129.6 billion, citing data from Strategic Insight.

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