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Mutual Fund Fees

9 Fees to Cut From Your Life

Barry Choi | Posted 05.03.2015 | Money
Barry Choi

I hate paying fees; they cut into our cash flow and they can cost us big in the long run. It's amazing how fees are charged for everything these days, fortunately a lot of these fees you can eliminate or control.

How Much Are You Paying? Knowing Your Asset Management And Mutual Fund Fees

Bradford M. Pine | Posted 08.06.2014 | Money
Bradford M. Pine

When it comes to managing their investments, many people are simply unaware of what they're paying. We are often tempted to turn a blind eye to fees, especially when feeling uncertain about how things work or even the questions we should be asking.

A Perfect Failure: Why the 401(k) Has Been a Flop

David Callahan | Posted 08.07.2012 | Money
David Callahan

It is easy to forget that 401(k) plans have only been around for three decades. We have learned a lot in that period, and the jury is now in: The 401(k) experiment has failed. This system does a better job of enriching the financial sector than in providing retirement security to Americans.

Greed vs. Retirement Security: Excessive 401(k) Fees

David Callahan | Posted 07.31.2012 | Money
David Callahan

So what happens in a marketplace when buyers lack information and can't easily exercise consumer choice? Sellers can charge whatever they want. And this is pretty much the case in the 401(k) marketplace.