🎙 Dollar cost averaging is a common investing strategy that’s often considered to be good for beginner investors and those investing under a long term buy and hold strategy. But it may not be the best option for you. How does it work? And how does using a dollar cost averaging strategy impact your wealth? 🤔
This episode discusses topics like:
🌟 How dollar cost averaging works and how you can implement this strategy;
🌟 How dollar cost averaging can be beneficial for beginners and emotional investors; and
🌟 How dollar cost averaging can increase your wealth and when it’ll result in you leaving money on the table.
Links from this episode:
Episode transcript and show notes: https://www.papermoneyco.com/24-dollar-cost-averaging
Dollar Cost Averaging: Truth or Fiction study by Morningstar: https://www.morningstar.com.au/learn/article/the-dollar-cost-averaging-myth-why-lump-sum-i/197410
Investment frequency calculator: https://investcalc.github.io
00:00 Hello & Welcome!
02:11 What Is Dollar Cost Averaging and How Does It Work?
11:38 FIRE & Investment Calculator Spreadsheet
13:40 Advantages and Benefits of Dollar Cost Averaging
16:55 Disadvantages of Dollar Cost Averaging
21:30 How Priya Invests
24:32 Next Weeks’ Episode
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