The National Association of Securities Dealers task force on mutual fund breakpoints issued its report Tuesday, calling upon every link in the mutual fund distribution chain to facilitate price breaks for eligible customers.

Beginning with fund companies, the task force urges that they make investors and broker/dealers aware of such discounts – and not bury the information in a fund prospectus’s statement of additional information, or describe it in obtuse terms. Instead, fund companies should clearly explain breakpoint discounts in their prospectuses and on their web sites, the group suggested.

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