Sam Robson and Chris Nials tackle a question from a novice investor in this AAFQ video.
In this Ask A Foolish Question video, we field a question from Phil in Wiltshire who wants to know whether he's paying too much in broker fees. Phil is already investing the Foolish way -- i.e. in high-profile, dividend-paying stocks such as BP (LSE: BP), Tesco (LSE: TSCO) and National Grid (LSE: NG) -- so Chris and Sam quickly crunch the numbers and return with a good, general rule of thumb about how much of your investment should really go on trading fees.
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> Neither Chris nor Sam own shares in any of the companies mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares in Tesco.