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Mutual Fund Trading Costs Add Up. Are ETFs a Better Option?

According to a study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 401 (k) plans could seriously bring their costs down if they were to  substitute Exchange Traded Funds for mutual funds in their retirement saving options for plan participants. Their findings have interesting implications for investors in general, as they shed light on an area of mutual fund expenses not commonly discussed or easily quantified.
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