Some Early Comments That We're Proud Of
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"I was the Chief Economist at the SEC when we wrote our cost calculator. By including data, comparisons, and tax effects, you have done a terrific job. We thought about this problem for a long time, and wanted to include such things, but it was beyond our resources at that time. Keep up the good work."
Dr. Erik Sirri, Babson College,
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co-host Pam Krueger on TechTV program The
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Ridder News Service
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Jane Bryant Quinn
"Fund Site of the Month"
Funds Magazine Online,
"An extensive site for someone really interested in digging into fund costs"
Wall Street Journal
"This site performs two new and essential services: It provides investors with important information that could potentially save them thousands of dollars; and, in so doing, it spurs competition, pressuring high-cost funds to lower their prices."
Consumer Federation of America
"[personalfund.com] has outdistanced [Vanguard] in communicating the high costs of mutual fund investing ... This impressive Web site offers investors the most complete turnkey analysis on the "cost handicap" of owning mutual funds ... Throw in [its] easy-to-read synopsis of mutual fund investment tips, and it's an unbeatable combination for thoughtful investors.
"How hard do costs hit fund returns? [This] new Web site has the answers."
"Site of the Day"
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"So how much does it really cost to own that sizzling technology stock fund? And what will it cost you down the road? [personalfund.com] furnishes answers. ... The results are instructive."
New York Times