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2gifts wrote:
I don't share that opinion, and am perfectly fine with paying someone to manage my money, particularly as that person is currently doing better than I am AFTER their fees.

It's a rare financial advisor that will do better for you than just putting you money in an S&P index fund. Comparing the FA to how you do may not be the best comparison -- maybe you should stop doing what you're doing and instead do something that works better. I'm not saying this is how it is in your case, but nothing you have written precludes it.

It's not just the magnitude of the fee that bothers people; it's that rarely is anything of real value delivered for that fee.

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