Daily Archives: October 22, 2012

The High Cost of No-Transaction-Fee Platforms

For several years now the largest brokerage firms have been developing and marketing No-Transaction-Fee (or NTF) platforms for buying and selling mutual funds.  Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Fidelity, Pershing, Raymond James and others have created mutual fund supermarkets where it is “free” for their customers to buy mutual funds.  Previously the cost to buy mutual […]

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