How Fees Can Eat 6 Figures from Your Retirement Savings

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How Fees Can Eat 6 Figures from Your Retirement Savings

One of our favorite resources about the huge problem America has with hidden retirement costs is PBS’ Frontline investigation, “The Retirement Gamble,” which detailed how much hidden fees actually cost Americans on their retirement savings. It was an eye-opening look at something a lot of people don’t necessarily think about, and it marked the start of a trend in increased awareness of investment fees that we’re continuing at FeeX today.

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They also have a really cool (and scary) infographic you can check out here – it simplifies the savings damage that happens when compounding interest meets high fees. Share it with your parents, family, friends, taxi driver, whoever! Make sure the word gets out on what might be happening to your 401(k) or IRA — and of course, use FeeX to scan your accounts for hidden fees and easily find lower-fee investment options.

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