Researching Your Advisor

Most investors won’t buy a stock or mutual fund without doing some level of analysis or research beforehand. Yet, surprisingly, there are those who will follow the advice of a financial planner, insurance agent or other money professional without doing some type of background check. In a recent AdviceIQ article, Sterling Raskie offers some suggestions…

 

Reducing 401(k) Fees

In an article for AdviceIQ, Jim Blankenship offers some tips on how to minimize your 401(k) fees. Kept unchecked, the fees can become a significant drag on your investment performance. When evaluating a plan, Blankenship says investors should consider itsĀ internal expense ratio–the measure of what it costs an investment company to operate a fund–and the…