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International bonds have a role to play in a diversified portfolio.
Don’t let unnecessary expenses eat into your vacation budget.
It can be difficult to figure out the cost of a bond. Asking some basic questions can help you know what you’re paying—and what you’re paying for.
Investment costs can add up over the decades, and money can be invested far longer than the standard 30-year period. So what is your true all-in cost?
While actively managed mutual funds typically charge higher fees than index funds, they may offer worthwhile benefits—but not if they’re “closet indexing.”
With so many ETFs in the marketplace, how do you choose the right ones for your portfolio?
Truisms about the importance of ratings, operating expenses, and trading commissions aren’t always true.
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