28 June 2012

Investment fees can cut returns by up to one third

While most investors tend to look at performance and try to catch the next hot trend here is a healthy reminder that the aspect of fees that are charged by investment managers and related service providers should not be neglected (CNBC). When up to one third of the investment returns (or in the worst case of zero or negative performance one third of original  investment) can be be lost in these expenses we are talking about serious money and careful monitoring is essential for investment survival.