Management Fees

  1. 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, ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Pay Attention To Your Fund’s Expense Ratio

    Pay Attention To Your Fund’s Expense Ratio

    Despite trends indicating an overall decrease in fees across many fund categories, ...
  6. How To Cut Your Mutual Fund Fees By Up To 90%

    How To Cut Your Mutual Fund Fees By Up To 90%

    Most mutual funds don’t come close to beating the indexes they’re compared against. ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. What is financial double-dipping?

    In the financial industry, double-dipping occurs when a financial professional, such as a broker, places commissioned products ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. What is a trailing commission?

    Very simply, a trailing commission is money you pay an advisor each year that you own an investment. The purpose of the fee ...
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