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Re: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices

Thanks again hoppy for all the good info. Let me ask you this if I may ... exactly what questions should I be asking my employer to determine if my plan is lousy or just typical? I know I should ask about all the expensives & hidden fees, but is there anything else you would want to know if it w...
by nbrege
Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:29 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices
Replies: 9
Views: 858

Re: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices

Thanks for all the info. I just wanted to get your opinion on a few more things. First of all, would you consider 6 equity & 2 bond funds to be a low number? How many choices does the "average" 401K plan have? Also, are the ER's ridiculously high for a 401K plan or are they fairly typi...
by nbrege
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices
Replies: 9
Views: 858

Re: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices

As long as you have EJ, you won't be able to get index funds in your plan, or if you do, they'll slap a 0.5% or more surcharge on them because (as mentioned above) that's how they get paid. Which pretty much defeats the whole purpose of index funds. That's what I was afraid of. Do I have any other ...
by nbrege
Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:44 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices
Replies: 9
Views: 858

Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices

This is my first post here so go easy on me! I would consider myself an intermediate-level investor, been been doing it off & on over the past 20+ years, mostly mutual funds at first, then some stocks & now mostly ETFs. I am seeking some advice regarding my companys 401K plan. The choices in...
by nbrege
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:21 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice on 401K plan getting more fund choices
Replies: 9
Views: 858

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