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Most Investors Do Not Understand How Investment Fees Work

The Problem

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Investors are inherently in the dark about the fees, costs and expenses buried deep in their investment products. Accumulating fees can rob you of your financial future.

The Profits

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The profits made by financial institutions in the United States run in the hundreds of billions of dollars annually since the great recession. Some studies have found that a significant portion of those profits are made from fees that are hidden and excessive.

Our Mission

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Our mission is to help Investors earn more return on their investment by saving on Investment Fees.

SIMPLE EXAMPLE OF WHAT YOU COULD SAVE BY LOWERING FEES

One Clients IRA Account at a Major Bank/Broker Dealer. 


He'll Keep More of What's His for Retirement.


Starting Value 

$621,000

Annual Advisory Fee

$9,492

Annual ETFs and Mutual 

$831

Annual Total Fees and Expenses 

$10,323

Total Fees in 10 years w/avg 7% growth per year

$176,821

Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund

$4,559

Savings by switching to Vanguard

$172,262


☆Disclosure☆

Fee Detective is not an Advisory firm or a Broker Dealer. We do not provide Investment Advice

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Q–Why is Saving Money on your Investment Fees so Important?


  • A–Over time, your Investment Fees will grow with your account and while your account may fluctuate, your fees will accumulate.


  • Q–Who agrees with these assumptions? 


  • A–Warren Buffett, Charles Schwab and Vanguard all promote the Value of Reducing Investment Fees.


  • Q-What is a Fee Investigation?


  • A-A Fee Investigation is an examination of your investment statement, disclosures and publicly available information. We search for ALL fees, hidden and known and report back the total amount your fees will cost you over your holding period.


  • Q-What does Fee Detective charge?


  • A-We charge a one time consulting fee of $150.


  • Q-Why would I pay you to find fees I can probably find myself?


  • A-The recent rollback of regulations have allowed financial institutions to become more opaque about the true cost of all fees. We dive deep into ALL available disclosures to produce maximum accuracy on accumulating fees in your comprehensive report.


  • Experience-"I have been in the Financial Industry working on Wall Street as a Registered Representative, Registered Principal, Licensed Insurance Agent and Registered Investment Adviser for Three Decades. 


  • Robert M. Mennella Founder

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