Management Fees

Investors should ask anyone giving investment advice about their Qualifications, Experience, Investment Strategy, Custodian Services and, of course, Their Fees. Lower fees are the most direct way to improve the long-term performance of any portfolio. Investors can easily see the fee schedules for any registered investment advisor on the firms ADV part 2 Disclosure Brochure at

PTI’s annual fee for research, tracking, reporting and management of fund positions.
3/4 of 1 Percent up to $100,000 – Only $7.50 per $1,000.
3/8 of 1 Percent from $100,000 to $500,000 – Only $3.75 per $1,000.
1/8 of 1 Percent over $500,000 – Only $1.25 per $1,000.
There is a $25 monthly fee for tracking and preparing PT Updates for self-directed accounts with no fund positions.

Points to consider when Comparing Fee Schedules

  • Brokerage industry Asset Management Fees are often 1.5% or more of the total value of the account.
  • The PTI Fee only applies to the value of No-Load and Exchange Traded Funds.
  • There is No PTI Fee on the value of individual Stock positions Selected and Managed By The Investor.
  • There is No PTI Fee on Cash in the money market.
  • Significant Fee Breakpoints often only apply to accounts over $250,000.
  • PTI Fee Breakpoints apply to the Combined Value Of All Family Accounts (Joint, Single, IRA’s, Rollovers, Trust, Custodial etc.) and start at just $100,000.
  • If all family accounts are not combined an investor could easily pay an extra 1% or more in annual fees. This would be an additional $1,000 for families with combined accounts worth $100,000 and cost families with account values over a million an unnecessary $10,000 or more Every Year.