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Expense Ratios Of Your Investments

50%+ of US investors are invested in actively managed mutual funds with high expense ratios. The average expense ratios for these mutual funds is 0.65% (65 basis points). Index funds are passive mutual funds and have average expense ratios closer to 0.11%. I wrote this post to briefly explain what index funds are and how […]

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The Problem Isn’t High Investment Fees

It’s often said that high investment fees are what kill a lot of the potential returns of an investment portfolio. But I think this is one of those commonly repeated idioms left over from the 1980’s and 90’s. Low fees in passive index funds have been around for over 30 years now. In order for […]