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Dollar Cost Averaging: Delivering Above-Average Portfolio Returns

Mar. 29, 2023 2:43 AM ETADI, AMT, MSFT, SCHD, SPY, V12 Comments


  • Dollar cost averaging has long been known to be an effective investing strategy.
  • Out of curiosity, I decided to take an in-depth look at the power of DCA within my real money portfolio.
  • It is clear that increasing the number of days in which you invest has led to an increase in returns since the beginning of 2022.

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I have always been motivated by the teachings of Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham, using their methods as the foundation for my investing style. This is particularly noticeable in my dividend growth income article series where I track the

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