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Are Long-Term Results Worth the Mutual Fund Fees?
Mutual funds have become incredibly popular investment vehicles over the past 30 years. They are promoted as efficient ways to invest in stocks and bonds, in Canada and global markets, and are available from almost every financial institution. There are literally tens of thousand of mutual funds to choose from, and no shortage of advice provided on which funds to buy. But, as an investor, the biggest question you should ask yourself is: Are mutual funds worth the fees charged? Let’s examine this so you can make a sound decision.