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Slipping one past mutual fund investors

In 2013, PBS Frontline released the documentary titled The Retirement Gamble. While the name is off target — it’s really about how Fund industry fees hamper nest egg growth —  the video takes key retirement issues head on.

In one scene, economist Robert Hiltonsmith is sitting at a computer scanning an on-line fund report as he explains the myriad fees levied by the industry. He points out the column heading shown in the screen shot below.