Financial Engines Investment Management
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|Minimum Initial Investment||$5|
|Management Fee||0.35% - 2%|
Financial Engines Investment Management Review
Financial Engines Investment Management is founded in 1996 and based in Sunnyvale, CA.
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What fees does Financial Engines Investment Management charge?
Financial Engines Investment Management uses a fee-only model.
This means Financial Engines Investment Management gets paid a flat fee regardless of what financial products or services you use. It also means they have a fiduciary responsibility to their clients. Instead of making money on trades commissions or selling products, they recommend an asset allocation and get paid a flat-fee or a percentage of the assets under administration. That requires that they act in their client’s financial best interest at all times.
|Management Fee||0.35% - 2%|
|Account Transfer Fee||N/A|
|Account Termination Fee||N/A|
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What management fees does Financial Engines Investment Management charge?
Financial Engines Investment Management charges an annual management fee that starts at 0.35% and ranges up to 2%.
Many financial advisors charge based on how much money they oversee by using a fee-structure called “assets under management,” or AUM. For instance, a 0.40% fee translates to $4 per year for every $1,000 an investment advisor manages. Management fees, also known as maintenance fees, cover the operating costs of investment advisors and are typically deducted from your account every month or quarter. The management fee does not cover the underlying expense ratios of the investment vehicles purchased by investment advisors.
What are the investment expense ratios of Financial Engines Investment Management?
Hiring an investment advisor with competitive investment fees is one of the most important steps to maximizing your portfolio's performance. Investment expense ratios can vary drastically depending on the types of accounts and assets involved. A survey by the ICI puts the average expense ratio for actively managed funds at 0.76% and indexed funds at 0.08%. The investment expense ratios of an investment advisor will vary depending on the type of assets they invest in and whether they attach additional charges to fund fees.Financial Engines Investment Management does not charge fees based on an investment expense ratio.
What type of investment accounts and asset classes does Financial Engines Investment Management support?
Financial Engines offers the following types of assets and account types.
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Financial Engines does not offer any of the investment vehicles that we track.
What is the minimum amount you have to invest to open an account with Financial Engines Investment Management?The minimum amount to open an account with Financial Engines Investment Management is 5.
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