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Am I paying more in fees than my investment returns?

You would need to calculate your expected account usage, using the “Our Fees” page. This would only be an indicative rate as your account activity as well as the return on investments can go up as well as down.

● If you have, say, a £25,000 portfolio and you do not make many trades, we may charge you £70 per year but your portfolio could grow, say, 4%, your investment return would be £1000, and therefore, your investment returns are a lot greater than our fees.

● Based on this assumed growth, which is not unreasonable, a customer would need to hold a small portfolio for the fees to be greater than their investment return.

Submitted on 6th Jul 2018

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