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Obviously, TMF is in business to make money. I'm surprised that they would offer a free real money portfolio service. Is the add revenue that high? Are they going to start having pop up adds when you click on a tab? Maybe those adds that expand and move all over your screen while you're trying to hit the "X" to close them. Maybe "Your selection will open up after this 30 second message from our sponsor". Or, do they expect to direct enough peeps to the paid services to get a return?

Maybe the overhead of the service is lower than I would expect. Nathan doesn't work out of Fool HQ. Maybe he lives in his aunt Martha's basement free for taking out the garbage etc. The financial services job market doesn't look that good. That might compel him to agree to work fairly cheap. That, along with free MF goodies like hats and the Atari computer they furnish him.

Any ideas on how they, I mean we, will be paying for the service?
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