Tag: mutual fund fees

How Much Should Gasoline Sell For?


Over the years there has been continual runs at the oil companies about how much gasoline should sell for. In some ways it is similar to the continual griping about mutual fund fees. There is one similarity in the cases. People don’t know, they… Continue Reading “How Much Should Gasoline Sell For?”

I Am, Once Again, Disappointed With The Financial Post


Canadian mutual fund fees have again appeared in a misleading Financial Post story. This time – Canada‚Äôs mutual fund fees still highest of 24 countries by David Pett 16 May 2013 Financial Post Page 6 While the article clearly parrots the Morningstar “Global Fund… Continue Reading “I Am, Once Again, Disappointed With The Financial Post”

Why Would A Smoke-Free Restaurant Oppose Mandatory No Smoking?


In 2001 our youngest daughter was finishing her degree at the University of Waterloo. We were visiting and took her to dinner at a pleasant restaurant in Waterloo that happened to be smoke-free. Smoke-free was not a requirement then, but the municipality was moving… Continue Reading “Why Would A Smoke-Free Restaurant Oppose Mandatory No Smoking?”

Where Do Mutual Fund Fees Go and What Do You Get For Them?


A thing is too expensive if the value you receive is less than the cost of acquisition. The numbers don’t matter, only the comparison matters. To get value, you must have cost. That is true for anyone buying anything. For mutual funds, the amount… Continue Reading “Where Do Mutual Fund Fees Go and What Do You Get For Them?”

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