Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Paying More for Bad Advice

Jane Bryant Quinn of Newsweek explains how many investors who utilize the services of financial advisors pay a "broker penalty" - paying for advice and then paying more for the high-fee investment products that are recommended.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Sorting Through the ETF Jungle

Murray Coleman at MarketWatch describes the new Web sites and advanced screening tools available to individual investors trying to make sense of the growing number of ETF offerings.

Monday, March 12, 2007

Money Managers Take a Big Bite

Scott Burns of the Austin American-Statesman compares money managers to the tax man - and explains how investors in mutual funds, managed accounts, 401(k)s, and teacher 403(b) plans may be giving away more in extra fees than they realize.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Ten Things Your 401(k) Provider Will Not Tell You

Nicole Bullock of sheds light on many of the flaws and misconceptions surrounding the 401(k) industry.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

The Frenzy of New ETFs

John F. Wasik of explores the ongoing explosion of new, niche ETF products -- how they are marketed to individuals and the large risks they often carry.