In mutual fund, a way an investor can become eligible for lower fees by getting the sum of multiple transactions in several funds within the same fund family. In general, fees for investing in mutual funds are decrease as the individual contributes a certain amount into his account. Therefore, the investor may receive the discount without investing all of the minimum in the same fund if there is a required minimum amount an investor should invest to obtain this privilege. Investors are also eligible for lower fees by making several investments in a fund over a given period.