front-end load(redirected from Front Loads)
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A fee that a mutual fund charges to an investor when the investor buys shares in the fund.
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(Banking & Finance) commission and other expenses paid for as a large proportion of the early payments made by an investor in an insurance policy or a long-term investment plan
front-end loading n
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(in a mutual fund) a percentage of the first year's payment used for sales commission and future operating expenses.Also called front′ load`.
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