Time-tested tax management
35+ years with an after-tax mindset
Our active tax-managed advantage
Four key considerations for tax planning
The active tax-management approach
Seven principles for tax efficient investing
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The value of tax drag vigilance
Longer-term. Larger results.
According to Morningstar, U.S equity funds (active, passive, ETFs) gave up 2% of returns to taxes the past five years (ending 12/2021), making 10% annualized returns more like 8%. This loss of return ("tax drag"1) is a hidden, yet avoidable fee that many investors fail to consider. The good news is that our active tax-managed solutions have been proven to help. See how our tax-managed equity funds stack up against our peer group:
Average annual tax drag for 5 years ending December 31, 2021 2
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