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27 yo with no debt + masters. I know I need to invest aggressively in stocks but I DCA 500 ish every other week into my brokerage account. What else should I do? Please help! Net worth=158k. Brokerage=5.6k (ETFs like FTEC, FCOM, VOO, etc). IRA=2k (just started). Not interested in 401k (won’t make it to vesting period). HYSA=70.5k. Checking =67k.

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I am having trouble DCAing because I don’t want my DCA to go up... (i.e. I have VOO at 290 and have 15k in cash, wasn’t able to buy more because that would mean my cost avg will go up 😂) any wise words for me to overcome this irrational emotion?

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What are you doing with your portfolio with the upcoming election? 1. Selling some stocks and clearing up powder to get the best deals 2. Holding what I have and DCA as always 3. Selling everything as I think it's going to blow up like 2008 Also indicate your typical investment horizon.

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22 and have 30K I've been meaning to invest for over a year. Wish I had. Given market volatility, what kind of DCA strategy should I take to invest now? Or should I hold off till after elections?

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I have ~$100k in cash that I want to DCA into my brokerage account, primarily in VOO. I want to leave myself open to throwing in a big chunk if the market plunges in the near future, while also making sure I'm not holding onto this cash for too long. Over what period do you recommend I DCA this money?

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Currently have 9k in brokerage and 31k in savings and want to move to a 50/50 split and then continue adding to brokerage. Over what timeline would you DCA the 11k into brokerage given the election?

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Layered in more Snap Jan15 puts here. Combo of $26 and $24 puts now. Will see where we’re at in a month, will DCA from there if snap continues higher. I expect another round of rebalancing, getting overextended and any overall market pull back should take snap with it

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Investing beginner. What is qualified a short term gain for tax purpose. E.g if I do DCA for 15 mo. & then I sell everything right after will the gains on profit be just for 3 mo? How is that calc

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Dump lump sum and max out Roth tomorrow or DCA Roth IRA max for the next 12 weeks ($500/week)?

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Finally got over my fear of timing the market vs time in the market. Finally bought some voo and qqq today and plan to DCA the rest. Thanks guys!

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Have $20k to invest. What’s the best way to DCA this amount ?

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I’m holding off on investing more right now (not selling existing positions though) but wondering if I should bump up my retirement contributions and just hold on for the DCA ride there. Currently maxing Roth IRA, and contributing about 75% of max to 401K. Orrr stay as is and don’t buy more of anything. Thoughts?

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How much $ max should one DCA per week / every two weeks? I have 90k sitting around that I would like to start investing in ETF with. No debt, 8 months emergency in HYSA

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Hey there! First post (woo!). I’m just beginning to dip my toes into all things personal finance. One thing I want to nail down is a simple DCA-based 3-5 fund portfolio that I buy consistently and hold forever. So... What are the ETFs / index funds in your 3-5 fund portfolio, and why? Thanks!

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Got a bonus ~15k recently. Do I DCA into the market or lump sum it into spy and qqq (will split evenly)? Will proceed to throw 1.5k each month in continuously. No need for cash right now with no big purchases coming up

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DCA: daily, weekly, biweekly, or monthly? Edit: for Roth IRA or brokerage

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Anyone have any success with a leveraged ETF portfolio? Ran across Hedgefundie’s adventure and I’m intrigued, but not sure if it’s worth taking the risk. Fwiw I want to start small (like $1k) and DCA

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Anyone have any success with a leveraged ETF portfolio? Ran across Hedgefundie’s adventure and I’m intrigued, but not sure if it’s worth taking the risk. Fwiw I want to start small (like $1k) and DCA

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401k question: It seems generally advantageous to lump sum your Roth IRA each year as early as possible vs DCA since it can accumulate returns at a higher rate over time. That being said, does this apply to 401k as well? For ex: is there any downside in just front loading my 401k contribution completely each year if I can cover living expenses in the meantime? (i.e putting 100% of paycheck into 401k contribution until limit) thanks!

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Anyone here fly in/out of DCA or IAD within the last month or so? Trying to get a feel for which airport may be better with COVID in terms of less people, better sanitation, rule following etc. Also, I’ve heard Delta is the better airline at the moment but where I’m headed I can only take United or AA (for nonstop)- anyone recommend one over the other?

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Anyone here fly in/out of DCA or IAD within the last month or so? Trying to get a feel for which airport may be better with COVID in terms of less people, better sanitation, rule following etc. Also, I’ve heard Delta is the better airline at the moment but where I’m headed I can only take United or AA (for nonstop)- anyone recommend one over the other?

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I’m so bad at investing. I make many emotional investing decisions without thinking too much about them. Like I just sold ETF I didn’t like much and as soon as I sold it, it went up by 20%. So many of my individual stocks are underwater by a big margin. My returns are probably like 15-20% over the past 3-4 years. Anyone in similar boat? I should just stick to VOO and DCA...?

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For anyone asking about if dollar cost averaging works - I did DCA in my IRA for the first 6 months this year, and I’m currently up 11.8%. Had I done a lump sum back in Jan, I would only just today be back up to even!

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Do you use ours against your assets in your long term portfolio? I have heard so many say both ways. Yes the cost is great due to the negative correlation and offsetting the losses in a big drawback others say if you are DCA why bother you buy low and why not self insure

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I’m finally back to break even on my first investment made back in Feb. Nerves are kicking in again, should I cash out in anticipation of some wild trading due to the upcoming election or just stick to the Roth IRA DCA strat for 2020?

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Moving everything I have with Wealthfront to a brokerage account. Should I: 1) Move over a little bit each week 2) Take it all out at once and DCA into brokerage 3) Take it all out at once and put everything immediately into brokerage 4) Something else?

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Pull out half my portfolio in October and DCA it back in starting end of November? Election is going to be so unpredictable

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How to know if today is the day to sell all puts expiring 7/17 (50% loss) or continue to DCA and feel the burn?🤦‍♂️

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7/24 puts on spy at 290 strike. Losing 40% probably more now should I get out, Dca wait until next week? Worried S&P just keeps going up

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Anyone flown out of DCA recently? How early do I need to get there before my flight?

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Hello folks, so I’ve been trying to DCA twice a month. Every time I do we seem to hit a large drop right after. Does anyone have a strategy to mitigate this or do you just set a day per month to do it and not look back?

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Anyone fly out of DCA lately who can tell me how it was compared to normal? Not sure whether or not to expect security to take longer than usual

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Good day to DCA since we have had two days in the green?

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New to investing, have 90k in savings. Should I do lump sum or DCA based on current climate? (I'm 23 and plan to do 60% VTSAX 40% VFWAX)

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Delta lounge DCA. No food, only drinks. Serenity.

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I invested into the market yesterday 😭 I know people love talking about DCA and “you can’t time the market”, but this definitely feels like a moment I’ve lost money 😞

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Planning to DCA on my USO puts and depending how high we go today either open more SPY puts or some UVXY calls

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DCA folks: Does investing weekly vs. investing every other week yield a material difference over time?

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I have a $80k payment coming in from a real estate sale - any thoughts on where to deploy? DCA the market? Wait for inevitable drop?

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Over extended myself. Debating on waiting a bit more for VTSAX to come back where I’ll be breaking even and taking my cash back out and averaging back in. Got in at $83 for 16.5k and feel like I missed the boat (time in market vs. timing lol). Put an additional 1k (DCA) in at $71 split 50/50 between brokerage and Roth IRA. Want to get at least my initial 10k out of brokerage. OR I could continue to average in but instead at my floor. So if we are above $83 I will put in HYS. Thoughts?

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