Midas Funds

Fees and Expenses

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Fees and Expenses of the Funds

MIDAS PERPETUAL PORTFOLIO

The following tables describe the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy and hold shares of the Fund.
Shareholder Fees (fees paid directly from your investment)
  Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Purchases
NONE
  Maximum Deferred Sales Charge (Load)
NONE
  Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Reinvested Dividends
NONE
  Redemption Fee on shares redeemed within 30 days of purchase
1.00%
Annual Fund Operating Expenses (expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
  Management Fees
0.50%
  Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fees
0.25%
  Other Expenses
1.79%
  Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses 
2.54%
EXAMPLE:

This example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds.  This example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods.  This example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund's operating expenses remain the same.  Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:

One Year
Three Years
Five Years
Ten Years
$257
$791
$1,350
$2,875
Portfolio Turnover
The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or "turns over" its portfolio). A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account. These costs, which are not reflected in annual Fund operating expenses or in the example, affect the Fund's performance. During the Fund's most recent fiscal year, the Fund's portfolio turnover rate was less than 1% of the average value of its portfolio.

 

MIDAS FUND

The following tables describe the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy and hold shares of the Fund.
Shareholder Fees (fees paid directly from your investment)
Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Purchases
NONE
Maximum Deferred Sales Charge (Load)
NONE
Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Reinvested Dividends
NONE
Redemption Fee on shares redeemed within 30 days of purchase
1.00%
Annual Fund Operating Expenses (expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
Management Fees
1.00%
Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fees
0.25%
Other Expenses
1.79%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses
3.04%
EXAMPLE:
This example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds. This example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods. This example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund's operating expenses remain the same. Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
One Year
Three Years
Five Years
Ten Years
$307
$939
$1,596
$3,355
Portfolio Turnover

The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or "turns over" its portfolio).  A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account.  These costs, which are not reflected in annual Fund operating expenses or in the example, affect the Fund's performance.  During the most recent fiscal year, the Fund's portfolio turnover rate was 17% of the average value of its portfolio.

 

MIDAS MAGIC

The following tables describe the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy and hold shares of the Fund.
Shareholder Fees (fees paid directly from your investment)
Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Purchases
NONE
Maximum Deferred Sales Charge (Load)
NONE
Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Reinvested Dividends
NONE
Redemption Fee on shares redeemed within 30 days of purchase
1.00%
Annual Fund Operating Expenses (expenses that you pay each year as a percentage of the value of your investment)
Management Fees
0.96%
Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fees
1.00%
Other Expenses
1.63%
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses
3.59%
EXAMPLE:
This example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Fund with the cost of investing in other mutual funds. This example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Fund for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods. This example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Fund's operating expenses remain the same. Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based on these assumptions your costs would be:
One Year
Three Years
Five Years
Ten Years
$362
$1,100
$1,859
$3,854
Portfolio Turnover

The Fund pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or "turns over" its portfolio).  A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs and may result in higher taxes when Fund shares are held in a taxable account.  These costs, which are not reflected in annual Fund operating expenses or in the example, affect the Fund's performance.  During the Fund's most recent fiscal year, the Fund's portfolio turnover rate was 13% of the average value of its portfolio.