It doesn’t seem like much.
A 2% management fee for a managed fund. A $9.95 transaction fee when you make a stock trade.
There is no getting around fees in the investing world.
You’re going to pay them at some point. However, you can reduce what you pay in fees — and you should. You might be surprised to discover how much money you are wasting, and the long-term impact it can have on your real investment returns.