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Subject:  Re: Retirement help from Adviser with a 2% fee? Date:  1/30/2010  9:05 AM
Author:  billjam Number:  66723 of 96354

My combined mutual fund expenses and brokers commissions on my self-managed Fidelity and Vanguard accounts is 0.45%. Saves me over $9,000 a year compared to Mark's fee and with him there would still be mutual fund expenses on top of that. But just considering the $9,000 over 20 years the extra expense is astounding.
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