Taxes — The Hidden Pitfall for Investors

By  E. Scott Batchelor, Jr. Performance is the great leveler in the investment world. Most people are less concerned with how the vehicle looks than with how fast it travels, how much it costs, and how it will hold up in a crash (and yes, all three puns intended). However, measuring performance is not always as simple as one might think; especially when you take into account the obscurity under which many financial institutions operate. For instance, say you read that Mutual Fund XYZ had a 20% return for [...]