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Learn How Fees Affect Your Investments

If you’re an investor, or if you’re thinking about investing, read Investor.gov’s How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio.

Fees associated with investment products and services may seem insignificant, but they can have a major impact on the value of your portfolio over time.

Use Investor.gov’s bulletin to:

  • See the impact of fees on a sample investment.
  • Learn about transaction fees and ongoing fees.
  • Find out what questions to ask a financial professional.
  • Get tips on what to do if you think your fees are too high.