What are asset-based fees?

Asset-based fees are based on the amount of your assets and typically charge 0.5 to 2 percent of the total worth of those assets. Fidelity Investments offers a complete listing of all its fees on a publication called Brokerage Commission and Fee Schedule. This document is free to download on fidelity.com.

What retirement services does Fidelity Investments offer?

Fidelity Investments offers retirement services based around money management leading up to, and during retirement. This includes offering free insights, one-on-one guidance and financial advice, and tools, as well as strategies for tax exposure management, and investment assistance and advice for those seeking growth and income.

Does Fidelity Investments help first time investors?

Yes, Fidelity Investment works with both season investors, as well as first timers. Fidelity Investments offers one-on-one guidance and tools for first timers to use while making their investment decisions. It also offer a comprehensive website to explain the basics of investment, and act as a supplement to services offered.

What college savings assistance can Fidelity Investments offer?

Fidelity Investments works with 529 Plans, which are college savings plans that are invested in up until, and sometimes during college. Fidelity manages four different types of 529 Plans, including the UNIQUE College Investing Plan, Fidelity Arizona College Savings Plan, Delaware College Investment Plan, and the U.Fund College Investing P (MORE)

What are ETFs?

ETF stands for Exchange-Traded Funds. It is an investment fund that is basically traded like stocks. An ETF may hold assets like stocks, bands and commodities.

How can Fidelity help me plan for a move?

If you are planning to move your assets from one type of financial instrument to another, Fidelity will advice you on what is best given your needs and desires. Check via LinkedIN for a Fidelity financial advisor near you.

How are bonds lower in rate risk?

Bonds are at a lower risk because they are generated by a public entity such as a Non-Profit organization, a private sector corporation like a school or hospital or a utility.

What is Fidelity's advice on the oil boom?

Fidelity's advice on oil stocks would be specific to a specific company in a current climate. It is not something generic which can be distilled to a blurb. You want to check the health of specific entities.

How can I get the Fidelity mobile app?

The Fidelity mobile app for the iPad/iPhone platform may be downloaded at: https://www.fidelity.com/mobile/ipad. The Fidelity mobile app for the Android platform may be downloaded at: https://www.fidelity.com/mobile/android.

How will inflation affect my Fidelity Investments account?

Even modest inflation rates will decrease the purchasing power of an investment portfolio over time. The actual value of the investments will become less, if they do not gain enough, over a given period of time, to offset the inflation in that same period. Additionally, high inflation tends to decrease the performance of investments.

What are some tips on saving money for my kids to go to college?

A 529 college savings plan is a popular choice to save college money for your kids. It is an investment account for money to be set aside, growing tax free. Other options are prepaid tuition plans, regular savings accounts and IRA accounts. A good idea would be to start saving the day your child is born and maintain a consistent amount ea (MORE)

What is some advice Fidelity offers on saving for marriage?

If combining finances, work together to create a joint budget. Reduce or eliminate bad debt. Establish an emergency fund of at least three months. Consider life insurance. Consider making your spouse a beneficiary on your accounts. Update all legal documents in the event of name change.

What is Fidelity's advice on diversification of investments?

Fidelity advises that investors diversify their investments in order to help to reduce the risk that they are taking on in their investments. Correlation is key in understanding how to diversify your portfolio. The correlation scale ranges from -1 to 1, and is based on historical trends. When positive, the correlation value describes t (MORE)

What are HSAs?

HSA's, Health Savings Account is a tax advantage for those who have a high deductible health plan. You can sign up for these at companies like Fidelity Investments.

How can Fidelity help me create a trading strategy?

Work with a financial adviser at Fidelity to craft an investment strategy tailored to your individual circumstances and objectives. You can also take advantage of investment tools offered by Fidelity to improve your understanding of different trading strategies, investment products and risks.