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. What's the difference between a load and no-load mutual fund?

    A mutual fund is simply a large group of people who lump their money together for a management company to invest. And, like ...
  4. Are mutual fund performance numbers reported net of fees (operating expenses and ...

    The answer depends on how you define "operating expenses."Let's look at a cinematic metaphor to clear up this apparent ambiguity. ...
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