One of the biggest obstacles to investing and financial success that investors face is the cost to invest. Whether investing in individual stocks, bonds, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, 529 education accounts, or annuities, investors pay investment fees. Investors in company retirement accounts like 401(k)s also pay expenses. Investors who use financial advisors will incur further costs.
David A. Pace, CFA
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