Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig  |  March 1, 2019 11:00 a.m. ET


The best things in life may be free, but free investing can carry a cost.

On Feb. 25, SoFi, an online financial-services firm, filed a preliminary prospectus for four exchange-traded funds, including two that will charge no management fees. That comes after Fidelity Investments’ zero-fee mutual funds took in nearly $3 billion in the last five months of 2018, according to the firm.

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Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money


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