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The less you pay, the more you keep
Burton Malkiel
Author, "A Random Walk Down Wall Street"

It's hard to be certain of anything in our uncertain financial markets. But I feel very confident about one piece of advice: Minimize your investment expenses. The less you pay in mutual fund fees, brokerage costs, sales fees and taxes, the greater your net return.

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Last updated July 22 2008: 11:27 AM ET
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