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Subject:  Re: Any reason to keep my financial advisor? Date:  3/2/2012  3:56 AM
Author:  intercst Number:  70261 of 75384

Dump Ameriprise tomorrow.

If your financial advisor and the mutual funds he recommends are taking 2.5% or more in annual fees, commissions and hidden trading costs, he'll be able to skim off more than 1/2 your wealth in less than 30 years.

This article lists a few low-cost Vanguard portfolios you could consider.

http://retireearlyhomepage.com/four_percent.html

intercst
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