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To illustrate how dollar cost averaging works, let's say that you want to save $3,000 each year.
Fidelity cautioned that dollar cost averaging does not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.
Variable annuity dollar cost averaging programs involve allocating a certain amount to one investment subaccount, such as a money market fund, and then having portions of that payment periodically transferred to other subaccounts.
Dollar cost averaging is vital, but more important is its implementation through mutual funds.
One of the best ways of doing this is to take advantage of dollar cost averaging, which is all about using time and consistency to grow your money.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-May 21, 2013-EverBank plan adds benefit of dollar cost averaging to metals investing(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Some financial advisors advocate a strategy of dollar cost averaging, in which you invest a fixed amount periodically, perhaps every month.
The third approach we could take is borrowing $30,000 from a low-interest-rate program for college, putting 50 percent of the portfolio into a more stable value fund and contributing $5,000 a month into outside investments using a 'dollar cost averaging' strategy.
Use for Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) plans and Systematic Withdrawal Plans (SWP)
Explaining further about asset allocation, Kitson said, "A well designed portfolio consists of a mix of various asset classes like cash and cash equivalents, fixed income securities, stocks, real estate, precious metals, insurance products, and other commodities." Asked what should be the most appropriate investment strategy while investing into equity or any other volatile asset, Kitson said that investors should go for Dollar Cost Averaging, commonly known as Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs).
If you had reinvested dividends to promote compounding and dollar cost averaging, the value would have increased to more than $9.3 million.