Due to the recent regulator prods, many mutual fund companies have began to disclose more information, like how much managers invest in their funds and a clear breakdown of fund expenses. Thus, a number of mutual fund service providers and regulators have launched new online tools to help investors sort through the information, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The National Association of Securities Dealers, for example, offers two online tools. The first helps investors compare fund expenses and calculate how much it would cost to hold a fund over time. The second shows how much an investor would have to place into a fund to receive a breakpoint.