As fees get squeezed, investors should refocus on the other costs they might be incurring.
ETFs are generally priced efficiently, but it's important that investors look before they leap.
Fees are just part of the equation.
Buying good companies is a sensible strategy—assuming the price is right.
Indexes have evolved from measures to targets to a new form of active management.
These new funds aim to deliver value exposure without the value traps.