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    Will ETFs Eventually Replace Mutual Funds?

    Will mutual funds be replaced by ETFs? Possibly, but it's not too likely and probably ...
  2. Understanding The Bond Behemoth That Is Pimco

    Understanding The Bond Behemoth That Is Pimco

    Pimco has been in the news lately. What does the giant investment manager firm do ...
  3. Hedge Fund Fees: Exotic Expenses

    Hedge Fund Fees: Exotic Expenses

    Warren Buffett made a bet with Protégé Partners, a fund of funds hedge fund manager, ...
  4. Make No-Load Annuities Your Viable Alternative

    Make No-Load Annuities Your Viable Alternative

    These alternative retirement funds provide diversification with no fees, so what's ...
  5. Passing The Buck: The Hidden Costs Of Annuities

    Passing The Buck: The Hidden Costs Of Annuities

    These may look like good retirement vehicles, but beware of the fees buried in the ...
  6. Building A Better Mousetrap With Smart Beta ETFs

    Building A Better Mousetrap With Smart Beta ETFs

    More smart beta and altermative indexed funds are coming to brokerage account near ...
  1. What are the best ways to lower my investing fees?

    Lower your investing fees by buying index funds or ETFs, choosing the right mutual fund share class, evaluating breakpoints ...
  2. When and why did brokerages switch from fixed commissions to negotiated ones?

    On May 1, 1975, there was no lightning, white calves or other omens to mark the moment when brokerages switched from fixed ...
  3. What is financial double-dipping?

    In the financial industry, double-dipping occurs when a financial professional, such as a broker, places commissioned products ...
  4. Can I sell mutual fund shares below their minimum intial purchase amount without ...

    Yes. You can freely buy and sell shares of a mutual fund regardless of any requirement for a minimal initial purchase amount ...
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