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Why passive funds are going to be more expensive

Thanks to new government regulations, passive funds (primarily index trackers) will become more expensive for new investors in April.

This is bad news because passive funds are a cheap and simple way to invest in the stock market.

In this video we explain why this is happening and how much more you’ll have to pay if you make a fresh investment in a passive fund.

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