Chances are that few 401(k) investors have considered how fees reduce the overall return on their accounts. Seemingly small annual fees cut into the compound rate of return, thus diminishing investors’ ability to build their nest eggs. Indeed, this situation has caught the attention of policymakers. It’s about time.

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