Nice illustration of fee buildup:

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When Cheap Funds Cost Too Much:
When Cheap Funds Cost Too Much
Source: WSJ

 

The full article is worth reading . . .

 

Category: Investing

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4 Responses to “Investors Need to Beware of Layers of Expenses”

  1. pintelho says:

    The one thing that is certain in any investment is the cost…

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  3. DeDude says:

    Adding “financial advisor” fee and “strategist advisory” fee adding up to 1.5% on an ETF? I would call that a scam. They should not be allowed to report those as separate from the management fees.

  4. VennData says:

    More fudged numbers. GE was always the biggest stock in the index because of me, I did that. Just buy GE and a few hedge funds with the hundreds of millions you made fudging the numbers on accounting statements and you’ll do fine.

    - Jack Welch