So how much does it really cost to own that sizzling technology stock fund? And what will it cost you down the road? [] furnishes answers. … The results are instructive.

New York Times

It’s a good idea and well-executed … keep checking back for additional investing tools


An extensive site for someone really interested in digging into fund costs

Wall Street Journal

If you buy or sell mutual funds, go to, [a] site that calculates the true cost of owning a mutual fund. The cost analysis also compares the mutual fund of interest to several others in the same investment category. The experience can be an eye opener. Take a look at this site before your clients do.

Services Online
[] brings you the best fund expense calculator on
the Web…

“Best of the Web”

The costs of owning mutual funds have an enormous influence on the net after-tax returns investors receive. Wise investors will use this excellent site to get the cost information they need to make good choices.

Burton Malkiel,
author of the classic
A Random Walk Down Wall Street

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, former Chief Economist, U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission

To see how your current fund’s expenses cut into your future gains, check

Jane Bryant Quinn

How hard do costs hit fund returns? [This] Web site has the answers.


Site of the Day

PriceWaterhouse Coopers
Tax News Network
[] does more than simply point out expensive funds, it offers solutions

Ridder News Service

Fund Site of the Month

Funds Magazine Online

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
[] 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

A Blue Chip Pick … Personal Fund is a must-see site
for anyone with significant assets in mutual funds…

Online Investor

This is the coolest tool I have ever found for diagnosing a mutual fund…it tells you everything you need to know to make the right comparison.

co-host Pam Krueger on TechTV program The
Money Machine